Kitchen Curse: Stories Eka Kurniawan

Kitchen Curse: Stories

Author: Eka Kurniawan
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Book Title
Kitchen Curse: Stories
Author
Eka Kurniawan
ISBN
9781786637154
Nominated for the Man Booker International, Eka Kurniawan brings his short stories into English for the first time Eka Kurniawan's freewheeling imagination explores the turbulent dreams of an ex-prostitute, the hapless life of a perpetual student, victims of an anticommunist genocide, the travails of an elephant, even the vengeful fantasies of a stone. Dark, sexual, scatological, violent, and mordantly funny, these fractured fables span city and country, animal and human, myth and politics. Like nothing else, Kurniawan's stories bury themselves in the mind. His characters and insights are at once hauntingly familiar, peculiar, and twisted.Binding Type: PaperbackAuthor: Eka KurniawanPublisher: Verso FictionPublished: 10/01/2019ISBN: 9781786637154Pages: 144Weight: 0.20lbsSize: 7.80h x 5.10w x 0.40dReview Citations: Kirkus Reviews 08/01/2019Library Journal 10/01/2019 pg. 94Publishers Weekly 12/16/2019
Nominated for the Man Booker International, Eka Kurniawan brings his short stories into English for the first time

Eka Kurniawan's freewheeling imagination explores the turbulent dreams of an ex-prostitute, the hapless life of a perpetual student, victims of an anticommunist genocide, the travails of an elephant, even the vengeful fantasies of a stone. Dark, sexual, scatological, violent, and mordantly funny, these fractured fables span city and country, animal and human, myth and politics.

Like nothing else, Kurniawan's stories bury themselves in the mind. His characters and insights are at once hauntingly familiar, peculiar, and twisted.

Binding Type: Paperback
Author: Eka Kurniawan
Publisher: Verso Fiction
Published: 10/01/2019
ISBN: 9781786637154
Pages: 144
Weight: 0.20lbs
Size: 7.80h x 5.10w x 0.40d

Review Citations: Kirkus Reviews 08/01/2019
Library Journal 10/01/2019 pg. 94
Publishers Weekly 12/16/2019
Nominated for the Man Booker International, Eka Kurniawan brings his short stories into English for the first time

Eka Kurniawan's freewheeling imagination explores the turbulent dreams of an ex-prostitute, the hapless life of a perpetual student, victims of an anticommunist genocide, the travails of an elephant, even the vengeful fantasies of a stone. Dark, sexual, scatological, violent, and mordantly funny, these fractured fables span city and country, animal and human, myth and politics.

Like nothing else, Kurniawan's stories bury themselves in the mind. His characters and insights are at once hauntingly familiar, peculiar, and twisted.

Binding Type: Paperback
Author: Eka Kurniawan
Publisher: Verso Fiction
Published: 10/01/2019
ISBN: 9781786637154
Pages: 144
Weight: 0.20lbs
Size: 7.80h x 5.10w x 0.40d

Review Citations: Kirkus Reviews 08/01/2019
Library Journal 10/01/2019 pg. 94
Publishers Weekly 12/16/2019