Nine

Nine

eBook - 2015
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Pawel, a young businessman in debt to loan sharks, wakes up one April morning in a sea of debris, broken glass, ripped upholstery, and clothes spilling out of the wardrobe. He turns to two friends for help: Bolek, a former coal miner, now a drug dealer who lives in tasteless luxury; and Jacek, an addict, who is himself on the run through Warsaw, a washed-out city, a hostile landscape of apartment blocks, railroad stations, wild gardens, factories, and suburban wastelands. In this novel Andrzej Stasiuk portrays a generation of Poles, freed from outdated ideologies but left feeling adrift and disconnected from family, neighbors, and friends. At once existential crime fiction and a work of art, Nine establishes Stasiuk as a major voice in European literature.
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2015
ISBN: 9780544341623
0544341627
Branch Call Number: FICTION Sta
Description: 1 online resource (240 pages)
Additional Contributors: Freading (Firm)

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