Law of Desire - Stories

Law of Desire - Stories

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Following on from his short story collection, "You Do Understand?," is this expansive collection of sixteen tales about "urban nomads" lost in a labyrinth of pop culture: "We go to the movies. We read books. We listen to music. No harm in that, but it's not real." A best-seller in Eastern Europe, "Law of Desire" is Blatnik at the height of his powers. He is one of the most respected and internationally relevant post-Yugoslav authors writing today.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 130 pages
  • 140 x 214 x 10mm | 180g
  • Normal, IL, United States
  • English
  • 1628970421
  • 9781628970425
  • 1,786,236

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"Bubbles with a droll, dry humor..." -- Publishers Weekly
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About Andrej Blatnik

Andrej Blatnik was born in Ljubljana in 1963. In addition to writing fiction and criticism, he serves on the jury of the Vilenica Central European Literary Award, and has translated the work of Paul Bowles and others. His collection "Skinswaps" was translated into English in 1998.
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