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A balloonist finds himself set upon by erotic lepers…a passenger on a ship notices a human eye on the deck…a group of aristocrats enjoy a vegetarian dish made from human flesh…a virginal young girl gnaws raw meat from a bone…a notorious ruffian is terrorized by a rat. Welcome to the bizarre universe of Witold Gombrowicz, whose legendary short story collection is presented here for the first time in English. These tales, hilarious, disturbing, and brilliantly written, are utterly unique in world literature. After reading them, you’ll never be the same.

Genre: Literary Fiction

Used availability for Witold Gombrowicz's Bacacay

Hardback Editions

September 2004 : USA Hardback

Title: Bacacay
Author(s): Witold Gombrowicz
ISBN: 0-9728692-9-8 / 978-0-9728692-9-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Archipelago Books
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Paperback Editions

August 2006 : USA Paperback

Title: Bacacay
Author(s): Witold Gombrowicz
ISBN: 0-9763950-7-X / 978-0-9763950-7-2 (USA edition)
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Kindle Editions

March 2011 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition

Title: Bacacay
Author(s): Witold Gombrowicz
Publisher: Archipelago
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