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File on H, the (1981) [Novel]
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Summary (From the publisher):

Two Irish-American scholars from Harvard journey to Albania in the 1930s with a tape recorder (a 'new fangled' invention) in order to record the last genuinely oral epic singers. Their purpose, they say, is to show how Homer's epics might have been culled from a verbal tradition. But the local Governor believes its an elaborate spying mission and arranges for his own spy to follow them.The two dedicated scholars realise only too late that they have stumbled over an ants' nest.

Original title: Dosja H
Original languages: Other


Genre: FictionHistoricalEuropean20th Century
FictionGeneral FictionBooks, Scholars, And Librarians

Edition #1: The File on H

The File on H (1997)
Edition Details:

Based on the French translation published in 1989.

Language: English

Translated by: David Bellos
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The File on H (2008)

Format: Paperback
Publisher: Harvill
ISBN: 9780099497196
Pages: 176

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The File on H (1997)

Format: Paperback
Publisher: Harvill
ISBN: 9781860462573
Pages: 176

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