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Little Infamies

(2002)
A collection of stories by

 
 
Panos Karnezis' remarkable stories are all set in the same nameless Greek village. His characters are the people who live there - the priest, the barber, the whore, the doctor, the seamstress, the mayor - and the occasional animal: a centaur, a parrot that recites Homer, a horse called History. Their lives intersect, as lives do in a small place, and they know each other's secrets - the hidden crimes, the mysteries, the little infamies that men commit. Karnezis observes his villagers with a forgiving eye, and creates a world where magic invariably loses out to harsh reality, a world at once universal, funny and utterly compelling.


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"The literary find of the year." - Annie Proulx


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Hardback Editions

March 2004 : USA Hardback

Title: Little Infamies: Stories
Author(s): Panos Karnezis
ISBN: 1-4177-0715-1 / 978-1-4177-0715-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: San Val
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January 2003 : USA Hardback
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Title: Little Infamies: Stories
Author(s): Panos Karnezis
ISBN: 0-374-18937-4 / 978-0-374-18937-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux
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Paperback Editions

March 2004 : USA Paperback
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Title: Little Infamies: Stories
Author(s): Panos Karnezis
ISBN: 0-312-42154-0 / 978-0-312-42154-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: Picador
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May 2003 : UK Paperback
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Title: Little Infamies
Author(s): Panos Karnezis
ISBN: 0-09-943352-4 / 978-0-09-943352-1 (UK edition)
Publisher: Vintage
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May 2002 : UK Paperback
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Title: Little Infamies
Author(s): Panos Karnezis
ISBN: 0-224-06261-1 / 978-0-224-06261-9 (UK edition)
Publisher: Jonathan Cape Ltd
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Kindle Editions

January 2014 : UK Kindle edition
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Title: Little Infamies
Author(s): Panos Karnezis
Publisher: Vintage Digital
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March 2004 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: Little Infamies: Stories
Author(s): Panos Karnezis
Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux
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