Awakening to the Great Sleep War

Awakening to the Great Sleep War

( German - Erwachen sum grossen Schlafkrieg - 1982 )

novel by Gert Jonke

translated by Jean M. Snook

Published: Dalkey Archive Press - paperback - 2012
ISBN: 156478794X / 9781564787941

Dalkey Archive Press - e-book - 2012 ( Nook etc. )
ISBN: 9781564788276

Dalkey Archive Press ( Amazon ) - Kindle - 2012

An expedition through a world in constant nervous motion, where reality is rapidly fraying — flags refuse to stick to their poles, lids sidle off of their pots, tram tracks shake their stops away like fleas, and books abandon libraries in droves. Our cicerone on this journey through the possible ( and impossible ) is an "acoustical decorator" by the name of Burgmüller — a poetical gentleman, the lover of three women, able to communicate with birds, and at least as philosophically minded as his author:


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