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The Encyclopedia of the Dead

(1989)
A novel by

 
 
The most famous collection of short fiction by acclaimed Yugoslavian writer Danilo Kis. In these nine stories Kis depicts human relationships, encounters, landscapes - the multitude of details that make up a human life. Kis combines fiction and history in postmodern style, and in a postscript provides fascinating historical backgrounds and other notes for the reader that add interest and context. An enduring classic of Slavic literary fiction.

Genre: Literary Fiction

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Hardback Editions

June 1989 : UK Hardback
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Title: Encyclopaedia of the Dead
Author(s): Danilo Kis
ISBN: 0-571-14820-4 / 978-0-571-14820-2 (UK edition)
Publisher: Faber Inc
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February 1989 : USA Hardback
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Title: Encyclopedia of the Dead
Author(s): Danilo Kis
ISBN: 0-374-14826-0 / 978-0-374-14826-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux
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Paperback Editions

May 2015 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Encyclopedia of the Dead (Penguin Modern Classics)
Author(s): Danilo Ki
ISBN: 0-14-139698-9 / 978-0-14-139698-9 (UK edition)
Publisher: Penguin Classics
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January 1998 : USA Paperback
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Title: Encyclopedia of the Dead (European Classics)
Author(s): Danilo Kis
ISBN: 0-8101-1514-X / 978-0-8101-1514-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Northwestern University Press
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May 1991 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Encyclopedia of the Dead
Author(s): Danilo Kis
ISBN: 0-14-013266-X / 978-0-14-013266-3 (UK edition)
Publisher: Penguin
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June 1990 : UK Paperback
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Title: Encyclopaedia of the Dead
Author(s): Danilo Kis
ISBN: 0-571-14329-6 / 978-0-571-14329-0 (UK edition)
Publisher: Faber & Faber
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