Balzac's Horse and Other Stories

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Fromm International Publishing Corporation, 1988 - Fiction - 200 pages
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Moth
1
Casanova and the Extra
14
Tolstoys Head
79
Copyright

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Gert Hofmann (1931-1993), "the most singular writer to come out of Germany since Heinrich Boll" ("The Times" [London]), was born in Limbach, Saxony. "Lichtenberg and the Little Flower Girl" was the last novel he wrote before his death. Michael Hofmann, son of Gert Hofmann, was born in Freiburg, West Germany, in 1957. He is a renowned poet, translator, and essayist. New Directions publishes his widely praised translation of Franz Kafka's "Amerika: The Man Who Disappeared".

Christopher Middleton was born John Christopher Middleton in Truro, Cornwall, United Kingdom on June 10, 1926. He served in the RAF from 1944 to 1948 and then attended Merton College, Oxford University. He was a professor of Germanic languages at the University of Texas, Austin. He was a poet, translator and essayist. His collections of poems included Torse 3 and Poems 2006-2009. He also translated numerous works from French, Swedish, Spanish, Arabic, Turkish, and German. In 1962, he and Michael Hamburger edited Modern German Poetry, a bilingual anthology of German poetry from 1910-1960. He died on November 29, 2015 at the age of 89.

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