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Inside the Head of Bruno Schulz

(2015)
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Bruno Schulz has foreseen catastrophe and is almost paralysed by fear. His last chance of survival is to leave the home town to which, despite being in his late forties, he clings as if to a comforting blanket. So he retreats into his cellar (and sometimes hides under his desk) to write a letter to Thomas Mann: appealing to the literary giant to help him find a foreign publisher, in order that the reasons to leave Drohobych will finally outweigh the reasons to stay.
Evoking Bulgakov and Singer, Biller takes us on an astounding, burlesque journey into Schulz's world, which vacillates between shining dreams and unbearable nightmares - a world which, like Schulz's own stories, prophesies the apocalyptic events to come.

Includes two stories by Bruno Schulz: 'Birds' and 'The Cinnamon Shops', from The Street of Crocodiles.

From the Trade Paperback edition.

    

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April 2015 : UK Paperback
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Title: Inside the Head of Bruno Schulz (Pushkin Collection)
Author(s): Maxim Biller, Bruno Schulz
ISBN: 1-78227-100-7 / 978-1-78227-100-0 (UK edition)
Publisher: Pushkin Press
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October 2015 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: Inside the Head of Bruno Schulz (Pushkin Collection)
Author(s): Maxim Biller
Publisher: Pushkin Press
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April 2015 : UK Kindle edition
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Title: Inside the Head of Bruno Schulz (Pushkin Collection)
Author(s): Maxim Biller
Publisher: Pushkin Press
Availability: Amazon UK