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Suddenly, a knock on the door: Stories

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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 "genius" by The New York Times - as one of the most original writers of his generation.
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Full title suddenly a knock on the door
Author keret etgar
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Last Update 2018-05-26 23:42:58PM
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subject_facet Keret, Etgar, -- 1967- -- Translations into English, Short stories
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title_full Suddenly, a Knock on the Door Stories, Suddenly, a knock on the door / Etgar Keret ; translated from the Hebrew by Miriam Shlesinger, Sondra Silverston, and Nathan Englander
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