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Sanatorium Under the Sign of the Hourglass

(1978)
A collection of stories by

 
 
This is the second and final work of Bruno Schulz, the acclaimed Polish writer killed by the Nazis during World War II. In the words of Isaac Bashevis Singer, "What he did in his short life was enough to make him one of the most remarkable writers who ever lived." Weaving myth, fantasy, and reality, Sanatorium Under the Sign of the Hourglass, is, to quote Schulz, "an attempt at eliciting the history of a certain family . . . by a search for the mythical sense, the essential core of that history."



Praise for this book

"Astonishing stories by one of The great writers... His verbal art strikes us - stuns us even - with its overload of beauty." - John Updike


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Hardback Editions

February 1978 : UK Hardback
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Title: Sanatorium Under the Sign of the Hourglass
Author(s): Bruno Schulz
ISBN: 0-241-10144-1 / 978-0-241-10144-5 (UK edition)
Publisher: Hamish Hamilton Ltd
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Paperback Editions

May 1997 : USA Paperback
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Title: Sanatorium Under the Sign of the Hourglass
Author(s): Bruno Schulz, Celina Wieniewska
ISBN: 0-395-86023-7 / 978-0-395-86023-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Mariner Books
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October 1980 : UK Paperback
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Title: Sanatorium Under the Sign of the Hourglass (Picador Books)
Author(s): Bruno Schulz
ISBN: 0-330-26182-7 / 978-0-330-26182-1 (UK edition)
Publisher: Macmillan
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October 1979 : UK Paperback
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Title: Sanatorium Under the Sign of the Hourglass (Writers from the Other Europe)
Author(s): Bruno Schulz
ISBN: 0-14-005272-0 / 978-0-14-005272-5 (UK edition)
Publisher: Penguin
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