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  • Published: 4 March 2021
  • ISBN: 9780141993065
  • Imprint: Penguin eBooks
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 352

Nostalgia




A mesmerizing novel about the magical and gritty world of Bucharest in the 1980s by a celebrated Eastern European writer

'Gripping, impassioned, unexpected' Los Angeles Times
A dreamlike novel of memory and magic, Nostalgia turns the dark world of Communist Bucharest into a place of strange enchantments. Here a man plays increasingly death-defying games of Russian Roulette, a child messiah works his magic in the tenements, a young man explores gender boundaries, a woman relives her youth and an architect becomes obsessed with the sound of his new car horn - with unexpected consequences. Blending reality and symbolism, time and myth, this is a cult masterwork from Romania's most celebrated writer.

  • Published: 4 March 2021
  • ISBN: 9780141993065
  • Imprint: Penguin eBooks
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 352

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