My Cat Yugoslavia (häftad)
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Format
Häftad (Paperback / softback)
Språk
Finska
Antal sidor
272
Utgivningsdatum
2018-04-19
Förlag
Pushkin Press
Översättare
David Hackston
Originalspråk
Finnish
Dimensioner
129 x 196 x 18 mm
Vikt
224 g
Komponenter
,
ISBN
9781782273608
My Cat Yugoslavia (häftad)

My Cat Yugoslavia

Häftad,  Finska, 2018-04-19
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'A strange,haunting, and utterly original exploration of displacement and desire' -- TaObreht, author of The Tiger's Wife, New York TimesBook Review 'Fearless, delicate, beautiful, sad,haunting and wonderful. A brilliant novel that mesmerizes with both itshumanity and its utter uniqueness' -- JeffVanderMeer In 1980s Yugoslavia, a young girl namedEmine is married off to a man she hardly knows. But soon her country is torn apartby war, and she is forced to flee with her family. Decadeslater Emine's son, Bekim, has grown up a social outcast in a country suspiciousof foreigners. Aside from casual hook-ups, his only companion is a pet boaconstrictor - until one night in a gay bar, Bekim meets a talking cat. It isthis witty, charming, manipulative creature that starts him on a journey backto Kosovo to confront his demons and make sense of the remarkable, cruelhistory of his family. And soon he learns that love can be found in the mostunexpected places.
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Pajtim Statovci (b. 1990) moved from Kosovo to Finland with his family when he was two years old, and holds an MA in comparative literature from the University of Helsinki. First published in Finland in 2014, his first novel, My Cat Yugoslavia, won the prestigious Helsingin Sanomat Literature Prize. His second novel, published in Finland as Tiranan Sydn, received the Toisinkoinen Literature Prize, and is forthcoming from Pushkin Press.