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War & War
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War & War
by Krasznahorkai, Laszlo

by Szirtes, George

'War & War' begins at a point of danger: on a dark train platform Korim is on the verge of being attacked and robbed by thuggish teenagers. From here, we are carried along by the insistent voice of this nervous clerk. Desperate, at times almost mad, but also keenly empathic, Korim has discovered in a small Hungarian town's archives an antique manuscript of startling beauty: it narrates the epic tale of brothers-in-arms struggling to return home from a disastrous war. Korim is determined to do away with himself, but before he commits suicide, he feels he must escape to New York with the precious manuscript and commit it to eternity by typing it all out onto the world wide web.

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Publication date: 2016

ISBN: URN:ISBN:9781781256237

OPAC reference: KOHA-OAI-BCP:11131

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