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    DescriptionContinuing the European Classics series, here is the first paperback edition of ". . . one of the finest fantastic collections since Borge's FICCIONES" (THE NATION). In these stories Danilo Kis depicts human relationships, encounters, landscapes--the multitude of details that make up a human life. "Remarkable . . . . A shadow of death darkens this book, but it is a beautiful shadow and a luminescent darkness".--THE NEW REPUBLIC.

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    Encyclopaedia of the Dead
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Danilo Kis, Translated by Michael Henry Heim
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 208
    Width: 133 mm
    Height: 197 mm
    Thickness: 18 mm
    Weight: 249 g
    ISBN 13: 9780810115149
    ISBN 10: 081011514X

    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: F1.2
    BIC subject category V2: FA, FYB
    B&T General Subject: 360
    B&T Book Type: FI
    DC22: FIC
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    B&T Modifier: Text Format: 42
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 01
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 21110
    Ingram Subject Code: FC
    Libri: I-FC
    B&T Merchandise Category: UP
    DC21: 891.8235
    DC22: 891.8/2354
    BISAC V2.8: FIC029000, FIC019000
    LC classification: PG1419.21.I8 E513 1997
    B&T Approval Code: P24104044
    LC subject heading:
    Thema V1.0: FBA, FYB
    New edition
    Edition statement
    New edition
    Northwestern University Press
    Imprint name
    Northwestern University Press
    Publication date
    28 February 1998
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    Author Information
    Danilo Kis (Serbian Cyrillic: Данило Киш) (February 22, 1935-October 15, 1989) was a Yugoslavian novelist, short story writer and poet who wrote in Serbo-Croatian. Kis was influenced by Bruno Schulz, Vladimir Nabokov, Jorge Luis Borges and Ivo Andrić, among other authors. His most famous works include A Tomb for Boris Davidovich and The Encyclopedia of the Dead. Michael Henry Heim (born January 21, 1943) is a Professor of Slavic Languages, at the University California at Los Angeles (UCLA). He received his doctorate at Harvard in 1971. He is an active and prolific translator, and is fluent in Czech, French, German, Italian, Russian, and Serbo-Croatian.
    Review quote
    "This is one of the finest fantastic collections since Borges's "Ficciones."" --Brendan Lemon, "The Nation"