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Popular fiction The fox was ever the hunter

  • By Herta Müller / Philip Boehm
  • Price: £8.99
  • ISBN: 9781846274770
  • Availability: Out of stock - expected on 20/07/2020 if you order today
  • Not a catalogue item - details provisional

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Romania, the last months of the dictator's regime. Adina is a young schoolteacher. Paul is a musician.

Clara, Adina's friend, works in a wire factory. Pavel is Clara's lover. But one of them works for the secret police and is reporting on the group.

One day Adina returns home to discover that her fox fur rug has had its tail cut off. On another day, a hindleg. Then a foreleg.

The mutilation is a sign that she is being tracked - the fox was ever the hunter. Images of photographic precision combine to form a kaleidoscope of reflections, deflections and deceit. Adina and her friends struggle to keep living in a world permeated with fear, where even the eyes of a cat seem complicit with the watchful eye of the state, and where it's hard to tell the victim apart from the perpetrator.

Title details

Series Popular fiction Title The fox was ever the hunter
Subject German Language English
Market Adolescent/Adult Level Fluent/native speakers
Publication Date March 2017 Authors Herta Müller / Philip Boehm
Binding Paperback Pages 256
Size(mm) N/A Weight (gms) 183
ESB Code 56170 ISBN 9781846274770
Inspection Copy No Delivery Out of stock - expected on 20/07/2020 if you order today
  Price £8.99

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