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Local Anaesthetic (1969) [Novel]
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Summary :

Starusch, a 40-year-old teacher of German and history, undergoes protracted dental treatment in an office where TV is used to distract the patients. Under local anesthesia, the patient projects onto the screen his past and present with the fluidity and visual quality of the movies. A satirical portrait of social confusions.

Original title: Örtlich Betäub
Original languages: German


Genre: FictionGeneral FictionHumorSatire
FictionGeneral FictionLiterary Fiction/classics

Edition #1: Local Anaesthetic

Local Anaesthetic (1970)
Edition Details:

Language: English

Translated by: Ralph Manheim
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Local Anaesthetic (1989)

Format: Paperback
Place of publication: San Diego
Publisher: Harvest Books
ISBN: 0156529408
Dimensions: x x
Pages: 284

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