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Romanian Fugue in C Sharp: A Novel and Nine Stories

Aurora Cornu

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ISBN 10: 0595293689 / ISBN 13: 9780595293681
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Paperback. 268 pages. Dimensions: 9.1in. x 6.2in. x 0.7in.Into American writing, Romanian Fugue in C Sharp brings an entirely new sensibility, at once haunting and irreverent, lyric and satirical. The American bombing of the oil refineries at Ploiesti, Romania in 1944 plunges the timeless village of Frasinet into the modern world. As the boots of history tramp through Frasinet, bringing the brutal absurdities of Communism, the villagers and their city friends are forced to adapt and survive. Adalgiza and her fellow prostitutes become a socialist weavers cooperative; George, a hospitable giant, tries to keep his spectator attitude; two families of wandering gypsies refuse to enter into time at all; Theodore, a mischievous intelligence, drowns himself in American jazz and pleasure; Norel, a sorcerer, becomes a secret agent; and Fanoutza, the stubborn, sensitive little girl at the books center, grows into Stephanie, a poet and journalist, determined to become Theodores lover and to fly out into the free world. Into American writing, Romanian Fugue in C Sharp brings an entirely new sensibility, at once haunting and irreverent, lyric and satirical. The American bombing of the oil refineries at Ploiesti, Romania in 1944 plunges the timeless village of Frasinet into the modern world. As the boots of history tramp through Frasinet, bringing the brutal absurdities of Communism, the villagers and their city friends are forced to adapt and survive. Adalgiza and her fellow prostitutes become a socialist weavers cooperative; George, a hospitable giant, tries to keep his spectator attitude; two families of wandering gypsies refuse to enter into time at all; Theodore, a mischievous intelligence, drowns himself in American jazz and pleasure; Norel, a sorcerer, becomes a secret agent; and Fanoutza, the stubborn, sensitive little girl at the books center, grows into Stephanie, a poet and journalist, determined to become Theodores lover and to fly out into the free world. In Eric Rohmers Claires This item ships from multiple locations. Your book may arrive from Roseburg,OR, La Vergne,TN. N° de ref. de la librería 9780595293681

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Título: Romanian Fugue in C Sharp: A Novel and Nine ...

Editorial: iUniverse, Inc.

Encuadernación: Paperback

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Into American writing, Romanian Fugue in C Sharp brings an entirely new sensibility, at once haunting and irreverent, lyric and satirical. The American bombing of the oil refineries at Ploiesti, Romania in 1944 plunges the timeless village of Frasinet into the modern world. As the boots of history tramp through Frasinet, bringing the brutal absurdities of Communism, the villagers and their city friends are forced to adapt and survive. Adalgiza and her fellow prostitutes become a socialist weavers' cooperative; George, a hospitable giant, tries to keep his spectator attitude; two families of wandering gypsies refuse to enter into time at all; Theodore, a mischievous intelligence, drowns himself in American jazz and pleasure; Norel, a sorcerer, becomes a secret agent; and Fanoutza, the stubborn, sensitive little girl at the book's center, grows into Stephanie, a poet and journalist, determined to become Theodore's lover and to fly out into the free world.Into American writing, Romanian Fugue in C Sharp brings an entirely new sensibility, at once haunting and irreverent, lyric and satirical. The American bombing of the oil refineries at Ploiesti, Romania in 1944 plunges the timeless village of Frasinet into the modern world. As the boots of history tramp through Frasinet, bringing the brutal absurdities of Communism, the villagers and their city friends are forced to adapt and survive. Adalgiza and her fellow prostitutes become a socialist weavers' cooperative; George, a hospitable giant, tries to keep his spectator attitude; two families of wandering gypsies refuse to enter into time at all; Theodore, a mischievous intelligence, drowns himself in American jazz and pleasure; Norel, a sorcerer, becomes a secret agent; and Fanoutza, the stubborn, sensitive little girl at the book's center, grows into Stephanie, a poet and journalist, determined to become Theodore's lover and to fly out into the free world."[In] Eric Rohmer's Claire's

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Born in 1939 in Romania, Aurora Cornu was an acclaimed poet at fifteen. In 1965, living in Paris, she played the lead in Eric Rohmer?s ?Claire?s Knee?. Her film, ?Bilocation?, won honors at the Psychic Film Festival New York-Montréal. She is at work on the second novel of a trilogy.

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