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6 edition of Cancerqueen, and other stories. found in the catalog.

Cancerqueen, and other stories.

by Tommaso Landolfi

  • 223 Want to read
  • 9 Currently reading

Published by Dial Press in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Italy
    • Subjects:
    • Landolfi, Tommaso, 1908- -- Translations into English.,
    • Italy -- Social life and customs -- Fiction.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementTranslated [from the Italian] by Raymond Rosenthal.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPZ3.L2365 Can, PQ4827.A57 Can
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 276 p.
      Number of Pages276
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5221416M
      LC Control Number75150400

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New York, N.Y.: Dial. A twenty-years' sampling of short stories by the prominent Italian whose work combines' and magnifies the less hospitable features of Borges, Kafka, and Nabokov.

Landolfi's tales take place in a circumscribed gothic solitude where desire and reason grind like thumbscrews and the narrators study cruelty, both suffered and inflicted, with an exquisite clinical singlemindedness.

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