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by Witold Gombrowicz

ISBN 0972869298 / 9780972869294 / 0-9728692-9-8
Publisher Archipelago
Language English
Edition Hardcover
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A balloonist finds himself set upon by erotic lepers&a passenger on a ship notices a human eye on the deck&a group of aristocrats enjoy a vegetarian dish made from human flesh&a virginal young girl gnaws raw meat from a bone&a notorious ruffian is terrorized by a rat. Welcome to the bizarre universe of Witold Gombrowicz, whose legendary short story collection is presented here for the first time in English. These tales, hilarious, disturbing, and brilliantly written, are utterly unique in world literature. After reading them, youll never be the same. [via]