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  • Paperback: 224 pages
  • Publisher: Serpent's Tail; Main edition (2 May 2013)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1846689589
  • ISBN-13: 978-1846689581
  • Product Dimensions: 12.9 x 1.2 x 19.8 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 3.7 out of 5 stars 9 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 470,474 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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A clairvoyant of the small...Walser has been my constant companion (W. G. Sebald)

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One of the great works of European short fiction, by turns funny, reflective and profound

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