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Happy are the Happy

(2014)
A novel by

 
 
The internationally acclaimed playwright and novelist Yasmina Reza stages a band of eighteen characters at war with their lives, with only humor to sustain them

Happy are the loved ones and the lovers and those who can do without love. Happy are the happy. - Jorge Luis Borges

Schnitzler's La Ronde gives these twenty short chapters their shape while Borges's poem gives them their content. As we move from story to story, thrilled to reconnect with an old acquaintance from an earlier scene, we can't help but admit that we are very much at home in this human comedy that understands all too well the passing thoughts, desires, actions, fears, and mistakes that we have and make day after day, but that we would be incapable of rendering with such acuity and compassion.


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Hardback Editions

January 2015 : USA Hardback
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Title: Happy are the Happy
Author(s): Yasmina Reza
ISBN: 1-59051-692-3 / 978-1-59051-692-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: Other Press
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July 2014 : UK Hardback
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Title: Happy are the Happy
Author(s): Yasmina Reza
ISBN: 1-84655-800-X / 978-1-84655-800-9 (UK edition)
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July 2015 : UK Paperback
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Title: Happy are the Happy
Author(s): Yasmina Reza
ISBN: 0-09-958732-7 / 978-0-09-958732-3 (UK edition)
Publisher: Vintage
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January 2015 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: Happy are the Happy
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July 2014 : Australia, UK Kindle edition
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Title: Happy are the Happy
Author(s): Yasmina Reza
Publisher: Vintage Digital
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