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Author: Handke, Peter
Translator: Manheim, Ralph
ISBN:978-0-374-24934-2
Publication Date:Jun 1988
Publisher:Farrar, Straus & Giroux
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $18.95
Book Description:

Set in 1960, this novel tells of Filib Kobal's journey from his home in Carinthia to Slovenia on the trail of his missing brother, Gregor. He is armed only with two of Gregor's books: a copy book from agricultural school, and a Slovenian - German dictionary, in which Gregor has marked certain words. The resulting investigation of the laws of language and naming becomes a transformative investigation of himself and the world around him.

Book Details
Pages:256
Detailed Subjects: Fiction / General
Fiction / Family Life / Siblings
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.68 x 8.78 x 0.97 Inches
Book Weight:0.99 Pounds
Author Biography
Handke, Peter (Author)
Peter Handke was born in Griffen, Austria on December 6, 1942. He studied law at Graz University from 1961 to 1965. He is a playwright, novelist, poet, and essayist. His plays include Offending the Audience, Kaspar, and The Ride across Lake Constance. His novels include The Goalie's Anxiety at the Penalty Kick, The Left-Handed Woman, and A Sorrow beyond Dreams. He was awarded the Buchner Prize in 1973 and refused to accept the Kafka Prize in 1979.

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