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Weights and measures

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'Every man had not only a weak spot but also a criminal one' At his wife's insistence, upstanding citizen and artillery officer Anselm Eibenschutz leaves his beloved Austro-Hungarian army and takes up a civilian post, as Inspector of Weights and Measures in a remote backwater near the Russian border. At first he does everything by the book, but gradually he finds himself adrift in a world of petty corruption, bribery and drunkenness - and undone by his passion for the beautiful gypsy Euphemia. A haunting evocation of ...

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Weights and Measures
2017, Penguin Classics, London

ISBN-13: 9780241307441

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Weights and Measures
2003, Peter Owen Publishers, London, England

ISBN-13: 9780720611366

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Weights and Measures
1983, Littlehampton Book Services Ltd

ISBN-13: 9780460013314

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