Opium and other stories

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Penguin Books, May 1, 1983 - Fiction - 205 pages
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These controversial stories were written in Hungary during the early part of this century and show some of the same dispassionate pessimism as Kafka

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User Review  - Erica Harmon - Goodreads

Jeez. Murder, suicide and opium were the major plot points of Csath's life. His stories blended fairy tale, dreamscapes, and horror, which makes a certain sense. I was curious to learn in the intro ... Read full review

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User Review  - Aureo - Goodreads

bought it for 1€, but not sure if its the same book (85 pages and 12 short stories)... in Portuguese the title is similar "O matricídio e outras histórias", ie "The matricide and other stories" Read full review

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Contents

INTRODUCTION by Angela Carter
11
GEZA CSATH 18871919
27
The MagirianVeaTden
33
Copyright

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About the author (1983)

Birnbaum is Professor Emeritus of the University of California, Los Angeles where she taught Hungarian and Central European literature and culture.

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