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Translated Accounts

Kelman, James

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ISBN 10: 0385495811 / ISBN 13: 9780385495813
Published by Doubleday, U.S.A., 2001
Condition: Fine Hardcover
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1st Edition/1st Printing. SIGNED by author on a bookplate affixed to the front end page (signature only). $24.95 price present on DJ flap. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 026375

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Title: Translated Accounts

Publisher: Doubleday, U.S.A.

Publication Date: 2001

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition:Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good +

Signed: Signed by Author

Edition: 1st Edition

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A novel, set in an unnamed territory that seems to be under military rule and narrated by anonymous characters, is filled with dispatches, firsthand accounts, and transmissions detailing certain incidents, events, and states of mind during various times of chaos and upheaval.

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nslated Accounts, the Booker Prize-winning author of How late it was, how late, offers us a harrowing glimpse into a realm where power is unchecked and liberties are few or nonexistent. Taking us into an unnamed territory that appears to be under military rule, Kelman creates a world that many know or have known, a world that may one day be thrust upon us, conjuring a grim awareness of the instability that lurks behind the veneer of order in any country. Filtering the dark visions of Franz Kafka through the verbal brilliance of Samuel Beckett, Kelman has written a novel that is often shocking, yet surprisingly poignant, and totally unforgettable.

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