Title: BEST EUROPEAN FICTION 2012 - Rare Pristine ...
Publisher: Champaign, IL: Dalkey Archive Press, 2012
Binding: Soft cover
Book Condition: As New
Dust Jacket Condition: None, As Issued
Signed: Signed by Author
Edition: 1st Edition.
1st Printing. Signed. 468 pages. Published in 2012. Collection of outstanding contemporary European fiction. The Third Volume in the projected annual "Best European Fiction" Series. The First Edition. Precedes and should not be confused with all other subsequent editions. Published in a small and limited first print run as a softcover original only. Edited with an Introduction by Aleksandar Hemon and a Preface by Nicole Krauss. Contributions by various authors. Printed on pristine-white, archival stock paper in the United States to the highest standards. Without DJ, as issued. Presents Volume Three of the Best European Fiction. "Introduces a whole new cross-section of European fiction. The stories, one per country/language, are arranged within themes (love, art, war, the body) to facilitate book club and reading group discussions" (Publisher's blurb). "It is easy to appreciate what Hemon calls 'the depth and width and beauty of human experience' represented here" (The New York Times). An absolute "must-have" title for Aleksandar Hemon, Nicole Krauss, and contemporary literature collectors. This copy is very prominently and beautifully signed in black pen on the title page by Aleksandar Hemon. It is signed directly on the page itself, not on a tipped-in page. It is also very prominently and beautifully signed in pen on their Contributions by Patrick Boltshauser, Robert Gal, and Noelle Revaz ("Noelle Revaz New York, le 5 Mai 2012"). They made rare appearances at the 2012 PEN World Voices Festival of International Literature. This title is a contemporary classic. As far as we know, this is the only such multi-signed copy of the First Edition/First Printing available online and is in especially fine condition: Clean, crisp, and bright, a pristine beauty. A rare signed copy thus. Some of the world's greatest writers of our time. A fine copy. (SEE ALSO OTHER ALEKSANDAR HEMON, NICOLE KRAUSS, ROBERT GAL, AND NOELLE REVAZ TITLES IN OUR CATALOG) ISBN 1564786803. Bookseller Inventory # 17331
?Best European Fiction is an exhilarating read.??TimeNow in its third year, the Best European Fiction series has become a mainstay in the literary landscape, each year featuring new voices from throughout Europe alongside more established names such as Hilary Mantel, Jean-Philippe Toussaint, Ingo Schulze, George Konrad, Victor Pelevin, and Enrique Vila-Matas.
Now in its third year, the Best European Fiction series has become a mainstay in the literary landscape, each year featuring new voices from throughout Europe alongside more established names such as Hilary Mantel, Jean-Philippe Toussaint, Ingo Schulze, George Konrad, Victor Pelevin, and Enrique Vila-Matas.
For 2012, Aleksandar Hemon introduces a whole new cross-section of European fiction, and there are a few editorial changes as well. For the first time, the preface will be by an American -- Nicole Krauss -- and the stories, one per country/language, will be arranged within themes (love, art, war, the body), to facilitate book club and reading group discussions.
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