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ISBN: 9781846590344
eISBN: 9781846591402
May 2008
13 x 20 cm
279 pages

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Ferenc Karinthy

Ferenc Karinthy

Ferenc Karinthy was born in Budapest in 1921. He obtained a PhD in linguistics and went on to be a translator and editor, as well as an award-winning novelist, playwright, journalist and water polo champion. He is the author of over a dozen novels. Metropole is the first to be translated into English.

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'With time, Metropole will find its due place in the twentieth-century library, on the same shelf as The Trial and 1984.'
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Then the lady with the green hat jumps up from her seat, throws herself at the witness box and hugs the witness maniacally. Timid and clumsy, he tries to hold on to her, but she stumbles backwards, shrieks, and the confusion is complete.

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