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Suddenly, a Knock on the Door

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Suddenly, a Knock on the Door( )
Author: Keret, Etgar
Translator: Englander, Nathan
Shlesinger, Miriam
Silverston, Sondra
ISBN:978-1-4668-1620-6
Publication Date:Mar 2012
Publisher:Farrar, Straus & Giroux
Imprint:FSG Originals
Book Format:Ebook
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Book Description:

Bringing up a child, lying to the boss, placing an order in a fast-food restaurant: in Etgar Keret's new collection, daily life is complicated, dangerous, and full of yearning. In his most playful and most mature work yet, the living and the dead, silent children and talking animals, dreams and waking life coexist in an uneasy world. Overflowing with absurdity, humor, sadness, and compassion, the tales in Suddenly, a Knock on the Door establish Etgar Keret--declared a...
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Pages:208
Detailed Subjects: Fiction / Short Stories (Single Author)
Author Biography
Keret, Etgar (Author)


Etgar Keret was born on August 20, 1967 in Israel. He is an Israeli-Polish writer known for his short stories, graphic novels, and scriptwriting for film and television. He is a lecturer at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev in Beer Sheva, and at Tel Aviv University. Keret's first published work was Pipelines, a collection of short stories. His second book, Missing Kissinger, a collection of fifty very short stories, caught the attention of the general public. He has also co-authored several comic books, among them Nobody Said It Was Going to Be Fun with Rutu Modan and Streets of Fury with Asaf Hanuka. In 1998, Keret published Kneller's Happy Campers, He also wrote a children's book Dad Runs Away with the Circus. In 2016 his title The Seven Good Years made the New Zealand Best Seller List.

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