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The Human Country

A collection of stories by

Available For The First Time In One Volume, The Very Best Of Mathews's Short Fiction; This expertly designed original paperback presents a comprehensive collection of internationally renowned poet and novelist Harry Mathews' short prose. From the hilarious 'The Broadcast, ' in which the narrator learns from a radio program that everything he needs in life should fit into one sock, to 'Calibration of Latitude, ' which follows Sir Joseph Pernican on a meandering and seemingly aimless but deeply moving journey, this is a long-awaited addition to Mathew's beloved and masterful canon.

Genre: Literary Fiction

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September 2002 : USA Paperback

Title: The Human Country: Human Country: New and Collected Stories (American Literature (Dalkey Archive))
Author(s): Harry Mathews
ISBN: 1-56478-321-9 / 978-1-56478-321-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Dalkey Archive Press
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