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A CASE OF CURIOSITIES.

Kurzweil, Allen.

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ISBN 10: 0151157936 / ISBN 13: 9780151157938
Editorial: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich [1992], 1992
Condición: Fine Encuadernación de tapa dura
Librería: Lee G. Campbell (Santa Barbara, CA, Estados Unidos de America)

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Small 4to. Signed by Kurzweil on the title page and dated at the time of publication. A fine, unread copy in a fine dust jacket, almost like new First edition of the author's first book. N° de ref. de la librería 11089

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Título: A CASE OF CURIOSITIES.

Editorial: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich [1992]

Año de publicación: 1992

Encuadernación: Hardcover

Condición del libro:Fine

Condición de la sobrecubierta: Fine

Ejemplar firmado: Signed by Author(s)

Edición: 1st Edition

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Sinopsis:

Hailed by critics for its brilliance, A CASE OF CURIOSITIES begins In France, on the eve of the Revolution, when young man named Claude Page sets out to become the most ingenious and daring inventor of his time. In the courst of his career filled with violence and passion, Claude learns and creates many things. But his greatest device, a talking mechanical head, leads to an execution as tragic as that of Marie Antoinette, and far more bizarre.
"Captivating...marvelously re-creates an unfamiliar world [and] also successfully imitates the style of writing associated with novelists of the age."
SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE

About the Author:

Allen Kurzweil was named a "Best Young American Novelist" by Granta for A Case of Curiosities, his first novel. He has been the recipient of Guggenheim and Fullbright Fellowships, and a 1999 Fellow of the New York Public Library for Scholars and Writers. He has completed his second book, The Grand Complication. His fiction has been honored in the United States, France, Italy, and Ireland. He lives in Providence, Rhode Island.

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