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By Cartarescu, Mircea; Translated by Semilian, Julian
The five segments of Mircea Cartarescu's groundbreaking novel each focus on wildly separate narratives. Different in plot, style and tone, each tale nevertheless revolves around a shared core, a hidden centre. Taken as a whole, they serves as exploration of time and place, of com...munism and capitalism, of real and unreal. Insightful, strange and wildly imaginative, Nostalgia is one of the best Romanian novels of the twentieth century.Read more
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By Cartarescu, Mircea
Considered to be the most popular book from Romanian author Mircea Cartarescu, Solenoide is a monumental novel that reminds us of great authors such as Kafka and Pynchon. It is the long diary of an unsuccessful writer living in the sad and grey city of Bucarest. He buys a boat-ho...use which contains a strange machine: a dentist chair provided with controls.Read more
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By Cartarescu, Mircea; Translated by Cotter, Sean
A genre-crossing memoir-novel of hallucinatory Bucharest, 'Blinding' follows the protagonist's childhood and teenaged hospitalisation, his family's migration from Bulgaria the century before, the parents' courtship and the installation of the Communist regime.
Cartarescu brings together twenty short stories that he wrote for ELLE magazine. The protagonist of every story is female, but they are not individual portraits of women - it is a group portrait of womanhood.
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By Cartarescu, Mircea; Translated by Semilian, Julian; Introduction by Codrescu, Andrei
A translation of the leading Romanian writer's 1989 debut novel consists of five stand-alone chapters that are linked together through imaginative explorations of such themes as humankind's primordial myth-making, the origins of the universe, and an apocalyptic Bucharest tenement... district during the years of communist dictatorship. Original.Read more
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