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Dictionary of the Khazars

Dictionary of the Khazars

Author: Milorad Pavic; Christina Pribicevic-Zoric (Translator)
Series: Vintage International Ser.
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A national bestseller, Dictionary of the Khazars was cited by The New York Times Book Review as one of the best books of the year. Written in two versions, male and female (both available in Vintage International), which are identical save for seventeen crucial lines, Dictionary is the imaginary book of knowledge of the Khazars, a people who flourished somewhere beyond Transylvania between the seventh and ninth centuries. Eschewing conventional narrative and plot, this lexicon novel combines the dictionaries of the world's three major religions with entries that leap between past and future, featuring three unruly wise men, a book printed in poison ink, suicide by mirrors, a chimerical princess, a sect of priests who can infiltrate one's dreams, romances between the living and the dead, and much more.
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General Fields

  • : 9780679727545
  • : Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
  • : Vintage
  • : October 1989
  • : .9 Inches X 4.9 Inches X 8.4 Inches
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Paperback
  • : Milorad Pavic; Christina Pribicevic-Zoric (Translator)
  • : 354
  • : 891.8/235
  • : English