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By Klaus Hoffer,Isabel Fargo Cole

ISBN-10: 0857423061

ISBN-13: 9780857423061

Young Hans arrives with one suitcase in a squalid village at the japanese fringe of empire—a surreal postwar Austria. His uncle has died, and in response to the culture required by means of his people—the Bieresch—Hans needs to think his uncle’s position for 12 months. In a chain of interactions with the village’s tragicomic characters and their contradictory tales and scriptures, the reluctant Hans needs to face a global either common and alien.

Among the Bieresch is Hans’s story—one of unusual customs, tangled relationships, and the fight among mystical sects. the unconventional, translated by way of Isabel Fargo Cole, is a German cult favourite and a masterwork of tradition surprise fiction that revels in exploring oppressive cultural luggage and assimilation. Readers will come upon the following an amalgam drawing from Kafka, Borges, and Beckett, between others, combining to make Klaus Hoffer’s novel an international completely its own.

“One of the few works that may loom from the airborne dirt and dust of this century one day.”—Urs Widmer

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