Description of a struggle: the Vintage book of contemporary Eastern European writing

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Vintage Books, Dec 1, 1994 - Fiction - 403 pages
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An electrifying collection of dispatches from 16 nations of Eastern Europe, as delivered by 43 of their finest and most arresting writers. With visions that are by turns beautiful, scathing, haunting, and gleefully surreal, they illuminate both the cruelties and absurdities that characterize daily life in their homelands and the world at large.

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DESCRIPTION OF A STRUGGLE: The Vintage Book of Contemporary Eastern European Writing

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Recent writings—passionate, reckless, comic, and tragic by turn—from the trenches of splintered Eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union. Behind the Communist wall, literature was routinely both ... Read full review

Description of a struggle: the Vintage book of contemporary Eastern European writing

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Sixteen nations are represented in these 43 pieces, each by a different writer. Most are fiction, though a few memoirs are included. The result is disorienting, offering new names, unfamiliar settings ... Read full review

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Bon Cask
3
Drago Jancar
10
Slavenka Drakulic
19
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