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The Devil's Blind Spot: Tales from the New Century


Scathingly clever short stories. Includes "The Devil in the White House" and "The Development of Iraq as a Case for the Files." At once a genuine story-teller and a literary documentarian, Alexander Kluge's genius lies in the very special way he makes found material his own. Each of the miniatures collected here touches on "facts" and is only several pages long. In just a paragraph he can etch a whole world: he is as great a master of compression as Kafka or Kawabata. Arranged in five chapters, the dozens of stories of ...

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The Devil's Blind Spot: Tales from the New Century
2007, New Directions Publishing Corporation, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780811217361

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