From Publishers Weekly
Copyright 1995 Reed Business Information, Inc. --This text refers to an alternate Paperback edition.
“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