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Beauty Is a Wound
by Eka Kurniawan and Annie Tucker


Overview - Beauty Is a Wound astonishes from its opening line: One afternoon on a weekend in May, Dewi Ayu rose from her grave after being dead for twenty-one years.... Drawing on local sources--folk tales and the all-night shadow puppet plays, with their bawdy wit and epic scope--and inspired by Melville and Gogol, Kurniawan's distinctive voice brings something luscious yet astringent to contemporary literature.  Read more...

 
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Overview
Beauty Is a Wound astonishes from its opening line: One afternoon on a weekend in May, Dewi Ayu rose from her grave after being dead for twenty-one years.... Drawing on local sources--folk tales and the all-night shadow puppet plays, with their bawdy wit and epic scope--and inspired by Melville and Gogol, Kurniawan's distinctive voice brings something luscious yet astringent to contemporary literature.

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9780811223638
  • ISBN-10: 0811223639
  • Publisher: New Directions Publishing Corporation
  • Publish Date: September 2015
  • Page Count: 384
  • Dimensions: 7.8 x 5.4 x 1.3 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.15 pounds


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