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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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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saw it in a 2nd-hand bookstore... it was love at first sight... yup, the illustrations was the clincher... and the words just kept me coming back for more... Read full review


INTRODUCTION by Angela Carter
GEZA CSATH 18871919
The MagirianVeaTden

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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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