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Kleinzeit

Russell Hoban

Kleinzeit

by Russell Hoban

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  • 39 Currently reading

Published by Cape in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Fiction in English.

  • Edition Notes

    Statement(by) Russell Hoban.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination191p. ;
    Number of Pages191
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22601810M
    ISBN 100224009648

      Reading Kleinzeit can occasionally feel like solving a problem or puzzle, albeit one whose premises are dreams and emotions and whose conclusion is a lifestyle. But the last few pages do solve the puzzle, mostly, suggesting that Hoban didn’t intend the book . Russell Conwell Hoban (February 4, – Decem ) was an American expatriate writer. His works span many genres, including fantasy, science fiction, mainstream fiction, magical realism, poetry, and children's lived in London from until his death.

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A hilarious, surreal and completely unpredictable novel about one man's search for reality, Kleinzeit () is one of Russell Hoban's best-loved works. 'Hoban is as funny and unusual as any writer around Kleinzeit is a sort of holy fool, Kleinzeit book fierce, lonely intelligence desperately trying to make sense of a hopeless world.

A tour de force.'/5(20). Kleinzeit, a Novel Paperback – January, by Russell Hoban (Author)/5(20). Russell Hoban, who died just recently, was without question one of the most imaginative fiction writers of the 20th century, and while it is his 4th adult novel (and his crowning masterpiece) "Riddley Walker" that is most often cited as his best work, it is all too easy to overlook his previous magical, magnificent novels, which is why I wanted to stake a claim for the lesser know "Kleinzeit" as his most enjoyable novel, /5(20).

Kleinzeit, Russell Hoban's second novel, is probably the funniest of his books. It's a stylized, completely unpredictable story about a man in search of reality, armed only with a Glockenspiel and a copy of Thucydides' Kleinzeit book Peloponnesian War. The story opens as our hero, Kleinzeit, experiences a mysterious flash of pain in his hypotenuse/5.

Russell Hoban, who died just recently, was without question one of the most imaginative fiction writers of the 20th century, and while it is his 4th adult novel (and his crowning masterpiece) "Riddley Walker" that is most often cited as his best work, it is all too easy to overlook his previous magical, magnificent novels, which is why I wanted to stake a claim for the lesser know "Kleinzeit /5(20).

A hilarious, surreal and completely unpredictable novel about one man’s search for reality, Kleinzeit () is one of Russell Hoban’s best-loved works.

“Hoban is as funny and unusual as any writer around Kleinzeit is a sort of holy fool, a fierce, lonely intelligence desperately trying to make sense of a hopeless world. A tour de force.”/5(20). Summary: Hoban's second novel for adults, Kleinzeit is a story detailing the eponymous title character's brush with illness and Kleinzeit is fired from his job as an advertising copywriter, he ends up in hospital with a "skewed hypotenuse", being tended by the healthy and desirable Sister.

Kleinzeit () Russell Hoban Book Description When Kleinzeit, an advertising copywriter whose name means either ‘hero’ or ‘smalltime’, depending on who you ask, picks up a sheet of yellow paper in the London Underground, he doesn’t suspect that it will cause him to be fired from his job and admitted to hospital with geometrical pain in his hypotenuse.

Buy Kleinzeit New edition by Hoban, Russell (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(21). So what is Kleinzeit. Small-time. Possibly.

Like Joyce's Ulysses, it is a short time (though longer than a day), made up of partly articulated moments. Sometimes it is enjoyable to be slightly bemused by a book. I liked it. MB iv, rev. iv ()/5(5). When Kleinzeit, an advertising copywriter whose name means either 'hero' or 'smalltime', depending on who you ask, picks up a sheet of yellow paper in the London Underground, he doesn't suspect that it will cause him to be fired from his job and admitted to hospital with geometrical pain in his hypotenuse.

A light little novel in the '60's boom style that established paranoid schizophrenia as the writer's Disneyland and a pleasantly sharable social : Russell Hoban. Book was advertised as used but it looked and handled as new, it also arrived on time.

Very good book indeed, strange and 'un-putdownable'. An excellent entertainment and recommended to people with active imaginations and a liking for s:   A hilarious, surreal and completely unpredictable novel about one man's search for reality, Kleinzeit () is one of Russell Hoban's best-loved works.

'Hoban is as funny and unusual as any writer around Kleinzeit is a sort of holy fool, a fierce, lonely intelligence desperately trying to make sense of a hopeless world. A tour de force.'Brand: Valancourt Books. Get this from a library. Kleinzeit. [Russell Hoban] COVID Resources.

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On a day like any other, Kleinzeit gets fired. Hours later he finds himself in hospital with a pair of adventurous pyjamas and a recurring geometrical pain. Here he falls instantly in love with a beautiful night nurse called Sister. And together t. Print book: Fiction: EnglishView all editions and formats Summary: On a day like any other, Kleinzeit gets fired, is booked into hospital because of a recurring pain, falls in love with a beautiful night sister, and finds himself pitched headlong into a wild and flickering world of mystery.

Kleinzeit is a sort of holy fool, a fierce, lonely intelligence desperately trying to make sense of a hopeless world. A tour de force.' - Evening Standard 'Hoban is an extraordinarily talented novelist, an original mind in the era of mass-produced philosophers.' - Irish Times 'Delightful Kleinzeit's language is forever astonishing.'Brand: Valancourt Books.

Editions for Kleinzeit: (Paperback published in ), (Paperback published in ), (Kindle Edition published in ), 'A tour de force entirely delightful' Auberon Waugh, Evening Standard; On a day like any other, Kleinzeit gets fired, is booked into hospital for a recurring pain, falls in love with a beautiful night sister, and finds himself pitched headlong into a wild and flickering world of mystery ; 'Masterly a mosaic in which each tiny fragment of wit or dirt or profundity has its appointed /5(17).

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Kleinzeit. [Russell Hoban] COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library.