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On the Edge of Reason: A Novel

Krleza, Miroslav

Published by Vanguard Press
ISBN 10: 0814907474 / ISBN 13: 9780814907474
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Title: On the Edge of Reason: A Novel

Publisher: Vanguard Press

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good

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Condition: Very Good; Tears at top left and right corner of dj, lighty scuffed. Hardcover. Bookseller Inventory # 825773

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"On the Edge of Reason is one of the great European novels of the first half of the twentieth century ? and Krleza's themes, his seriousness, his protest against the normality of delusion and cruelty, could hardly be more relevant to the century's end." ?Susan Sontag

During his long and distinguished career, the Croatian writer Miroslav Krleza (1893-1981) battled against many forms of tyranny. In On the Edge of Reason, his protagonist is a middle-aged lawyer whose life and career have been eminently respectable and respected. One evening, at a party attended by the local elite, he inadvertently blurts out an honest thought. From this moment, all hell breaks loose.... On the Edge of Reason reveals the fundamental chasm between conformity and individuality. As folly piles on folly, hypocrisy on hypocrisy, reason itself begins to give way, and the edge between reality and unreality disappears.

From the Back Cover: During his long and distinguished career, the Croatian writer Miroslav Krleza (1893-1981) battled against many forms of tyranny. In On the Edge of Reason his protagonist is a middle-aged lawyer whose life and career have been eminently respectable and respected. One evening, at a party attended by the local elite, he inadvertently blurts out an honest thought. From this moment, all hell breaks loose....On the Edge of Reason reveals the fundamental chasm between conformity and individuality. As folly piles on folly, hypocrisy on hypocrisy, reason itself begins to give way, and the edge between reality and unreality disappears.

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