Two Crocodiles

Two Crocodiles

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Two Crocodiles highlights two literary masters from opposite ends of the world -- Russia's Fyodor Dostoevsky and Uruguay's Felisberto Hernández. Dostoevsky's crocodile, cruelly displayed in a traveling sideshow, gobbles whole a pretentious high-ranking civil servant. But the functionary survives unscathed and seizes his new unique platform to expound to the fascinated public. Dostoevsky's Crocodile is a matchless, hilarious satire.

Hernández's Crocodile, on the other hand, while also terribly funny, is a heartbreaker. A pianist struggling to make ends meet as a salesman finds success when he begins to weep before clients and audience alike, but then he can't stop the crocodile tears.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 78 pages
  • 112 x 173 x 6mm | 68g
  • United States
  • English
  • Reprint
  • 0811220982
  • 9780811220989
  • 918,582

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152 ratings
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4 49% (75)
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