From Publishers Weekly
Fischer's debut novel, about two young men who escape Communist Hungary to live a carefree live of sex and unemployment while being part of a traveling basketball team, was a Booker finalist.
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“A delicate, seriocomic treasure.”—Salman Rushdie
“Ferociously funny, bitterly sad, and perfectly paced.” —A.S. Byatt
"An audacious act of creativity....Of all the young novelists working today, Tibor Fischer may be the most adept at taking chances in his work."—The Nation