Fat Skeletons

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Serif, 1993 - Comics & Graphic Novels - 143 pages
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Mara is a translator. In her Greenwich Village apartment she successfully renders her native Czech into best-selling English, until one fine night she notices alarming similarities between her own Prague childhood and a 'brilliant novel' by a rising young star of Czech literature. Making contact with the author, Mara realises that he had been the protege - perhaps lover - of her now dead novelist mother. She threatens to reveal his plagiarism of her past and her mother's papers and is soon caught up in a cycle of threats and counter-threats. As the layers of deception in the lives of Mara, her mother and the young author are steadily revealed, the boundaries between literary creation and lived experience begin to evaporate ...

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Contents

Section 1
5
Section 2
14
Section 3
21
Copyright

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About the author (1993)

Ursule Molinaro authored more than a dozen novels, two dozen widely produced one-act plays, three volumes of non-fiction, and over one hundred short stories. Her novels and stories have been published also in England, France, and Japan. She was a self-trained artist (her paintings and collages appear on her McPherson titles), and avid acrosticist. Ursule Molinaro diedin New York City on July 12, 2000.

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