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The Porcupine

Barnes, Julian

Editorial: Jonathan Cape, London, 1992
ISBN 10: 0224036181 / ISBN 13: 9780224036184
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Título: The Porcupine

Editorial: Jonathan Cape, London

Año de publicación: 1992

Encuadernación: Hard Cover

Condición del libro: Fine

Condición de la sobrecubierta: Fine

Edición: First Edition

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A UK first edition / first printing, with 'First published 1992' on the copyright page. A fine copy of this powerful political novel, by the author of 'Flaubert's Parrot' and 'A History of the World in 10 1/2 Chapters'. Not price clipped. No inscriptions or marks. We protect all our books with a removable plastic cover, and send them with care. N° de ref. de la librería 000393

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Sinopsis: In his latest novel, Julian Barnes, author of Talking It Over and A History of the World in 10 1/2 Chapters, trains his laser-bright prose on the collapse of Communism in Eastern Europe.

Stoyo Petkanov, the deposed Party leader, is placed on trial for crimes that range from corruption to political murder. Petkanov's guilt -- and the righteousness of his opponents -- would seem to be self-evident. But, as brilliantly imagined by Barnes, the trial of this cunning and unrepentant dictator illuminates the shadowy frontier between the rusted myths of the Communist past and a capitalist future in which everything is up for grabs.

Contraportada: "Barnes's novels have a mesmeric charm and an air of dangerous simplicity .... [He is] an exceptionally accomplished and ingenious stylist."
-- The New York Review of Books

"Gripping ... Barnes relates this compelling story with his usual narrative brio, sketching his characters with the broad, colorful strokes of a mythic allegory."
-- The New York Times

"Barnes is a dazzling mind in mercurial flight."
-- Philadelphia Inquirer

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