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The Girl on the Fridge: Stories - Etgar Keret
The Girl on the Fridge: Stories
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A birthday-party magician whose hat tricks end in horror and gore; a girl parented by a major household appliance; the possessor of the lowest IQ in the Mossad—such are the denizens of Etgar Keret’s dark and fertile mind. The Girl on the Fridge contains the best of Keret’s first collections, the... show more
A birthday-party magician whose hat tricks end in horror and gore; a girl parented by a major household appliance; the possessor of the lowest IQ in the Mossad—such are the denizens of Etgar Keret’s dark and fertile mind. The Girl on the Fridge contains the best of Keret’s first collections, the ones that made him a household name in Israel and the major discovery of this last decade.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780374531058 (0374531056)
ASIN: 0374531056
Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Pages no: 171
Edition language: English
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Words, Worlds, Whorls
Words, Worlds, Whorls rated it
4.0 The Girl on the Fridge
There are short stories and there are short stories and then there is Etgar Keret. He is able to convey quite a lot with very few words, which is refreshing. He knows how to keep his readers off balance. I could have done without the domestic violence and misogyny displayed by many of the charact...
spocksbro
spocksbro rated it
I don't know how I discovered Etgar Keret but I've always been happy that I did. As I'm also in the midst of reading a couple of Chekhov collections, I think I can understand why I like Keret: He reminds me a great deal of Chekhov, and not just because most of their stories are very short. Both auth...
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