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Joseph Walser's Machine (Portuguese Literature) (Paperback)

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By Goncalo M. Tavares, Rhett McNeil (Translator)
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Continuing Tavares's award-winning "Kingdom" series (begun in "Jerusalem," winner of the Saramago Prize), "Joseph Walser's Machine" recounts a life of bizarre routines and patterns. Routine humiliation at a factory; routine maintenance of the world's most esoteric collection; and the most important routine of all: the operation of a mysterious machine on a factory floor. Yet all of Joseph Walser's routines are violently disrupted when his city is occupied by an invading army, leaving him faced with political intrigues, marital discord, and finally, one last, catastrophic confrontation with his beloved machine.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781564786777
ISBN-10: 1564786773
Publisher: Dalkey Archive Press
Publication Date: March 15th, 2012
Pages: 170
Language: English
Series: Portuguese Literature