|Gates of Eden (1998) [Collection]|
by Ethan Coen
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(From the publisher):
A middle-aged man beheads his wife, then calmly explains how she drove him to it… A fat little mafioso is going to war--in the clean, well-mannered streets of Minneapolis… A Jewish boy watches with wonder the rise and fall of a Hebrew school rebel--and sees the sadness at the heart of his own family…. Welcome to the world of Ethan Coen, one half of the filmmaking team that has unleashed a visionary, brutal, and uproarious portrait of America in such screen classics as Fargo
and Raising Arizona
. Now Ethan Coen translates that vision to the printed page--in fourteen keenly imagined, sharply etched short stories. Blending parody with pathos, making the heinous heartbreaking, Coen demonstrates his unique gift for stunningly inventive narrative, brutal irony, offbeat characters, and crackling dialogue, delivering everything you would expect from such an original imagination.
- The Old Country
- Cosa Minapolidan
- Hector Berlioz, Private Investigator
- Have You Ever Been to Electric Ladyland
- A Morty Story
- A Fever in the Blood
- The Boys
- Johnnie Ga-Botz
- I Killed Phil Shapiro
- It Is an Ancient Mariner
- Gates of Eden
- The Old Boys
- Red Wing
Original title: Gates of Eden
Genre: Fiction→ General Fiction→ Humor
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