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Under the Frog

(1992)
A novel by

 
 
Awards
The Man Booker Prize Best Novel (nominee)
Betty Trask Award Best First Novel (nominee)
Set in post-war Hungary between 1944 and 1956, this ferociously funny and bitterly sad story follows the fortunes of two young men in the pursuit of sex and the avoidance of work and army service. They survive the chaos of communism by becoming part of a travelling basketball team.

    

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Used availability for Tibor Fischer's Under the Frog

Hardback Editions

January 1994 : USA Hardback
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Title: Under the Frog: A Black Comedy (New Press International Fiction Series)
Author(s): Tibor Fischer
ISBN: 1-56584-148-4 / 978-1-56584-148-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: New Pr
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Paperback Editions

October 2002 : UK Paperback
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Title: Under The Frog
Author(s): Tibor Fischer
ISBN: 0-09-943805-4 / 978-0-09-943805-2 (UK edition)
Publisher: Vintage
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November 2001 : USA Paperback
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Title: Under the Frog: A Novel
Author(s): Tibor Fischer
ISBN: 0-312-27871-3 / 978-0-312-27871-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Picador
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May 1997 : USA Paperback
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Title: Under the Frog: A Novel
Author(s): Tibor Fischer
ISBN: 0-8050-5245-3 / 978-0-8050-5245-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Holt Paperbacks
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May 1995 : USA Paperback
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Title: Under the Frog: A Black Comedy
Author(s): Tibor Fischer
ISBN: 1-56584-149-2 / 978-1-56584-149-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: The New Press
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October 1993 : UK Paperback
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Title: Under the Frog
Author(s): Tibor Fischer
ISBN: 0-14-023196-X / 978-0-14-023196-0 (UK edition)
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
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October 1992 : UK Paperback
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Title: Under the Frog (A Black Comedy)
Author(s): Tibor Fischer
ISBN: 0-7486-6133-6 / 978-0-7486-6133-6 (UK edition)
Publisher: Polygon
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