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And Other Stories (2001) [Collection]
by Georgi Gospodinov Rating: No votes (Rate!)
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Summary (From the publisher):

Stories within stories, a few contemporary fables, a hint of the narrative complexity of Borges, a whiff of the gritty realism of pre- and post-communist life in Eastern Europe--these are the elements that come together in a unique and surprising way in the wildly imaginative and endlessly engaging short stories of Georgi Gospodinov.

Whether a tongue-in-cheek crime/horror story or the Christmas story of a pig, a language game leading to an unexpected epiphany or an inward-looking tale built on the complexity of a puzzle box, the work in this collection offers a kaleidoscopic experience.


  • Peonies and Forget-Me-Nots
  • A Second Story
  • Station Story
  • The Eighth Night
  • The Man of Many Names
  • First Steps
  • Christine Waving from the Train
  • On the Stealing of Storie
  • On the Taste of Names
  • The Late Gift
  • L.
  • The Christmas Soul of a Pig
  • The Nightmare of a Lady
  • A Fly in the Urinal
  • Forging the Bulgarian Earring
  • Blind Vaysha
  • The Third One
  • A Living Soul
  • One Last Tale of the Nineties
  • Gaustine
  • The White Pants of History

Original title: И други истории [I drugi istorii]
Original languages: Bulgarian


Genre: FictionGeneral FictionLiterary Fiction/classicsPost-modern, Avant-garde, & Experimental

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Edition #1: And Other Stories

And Other Stories (2007)
Edition Details:

Language: English

Translated by: Alexis Levitin Magdalena Levy
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Manifested in:

And Other Stories (July 27, 2007)

Format: Paperback
Place of publication: Evanston, IL
Publisher: Northwestern University Press
ISBN: 9780810124325
Dimensions: 5.5 x 8.4 x 0.3 in
Pages: 96

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