Description of a struggle: the Vintage book of contemporary Eastern European writing
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 writingUser Review - Not Available - Book Verdict
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
Review: Description of a Struggle: The Vintage Book of Contemporary Eastern European WritingUser Review - Matt - Goodreads
A really excellent anthology. There are some fine standouts in here, like Vivisection and Retina, while a small few of the stories come across as self-indulgent. But definitely worth reading. Read full review