Kleinzeit, a novel

  • 191 Pages
  • 4.85 MB
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Summit Books , New York
Hospital patients -- Fiction., London (England) -- Fic

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London (Eng

Statementby Russell Hoban.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3558.O336 K5 1983
The Physical Object
Pagination191 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3167202M
ISBN 10067147927X, 0671495488
LC Control Number83009227

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As the novel progresses, Kleinzeit and Hospital have a number of exchanges in which Hospital seems to toy with Kleinzeit. This happens with Death, too; in both cases I found it hilarious.

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