The Porcupine

Barnes, Julian

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Stoyo Petkanov, the deposed leader of a former Soviet allie, is on trial. His adversary stands for the new ideals, the leader for the old – or so one would think. But Petkanov is different and, when given his day in court, he only increases the discomfort and suprise of those around him.

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Winner of the Man Booker Prize for Fiction 2011

Stoyo Petkanov, the deposed Party leader of a former Soviet satellite country, is on trial. His adversary, the prosecutor general, stands for the new government’s ideals and liberal certainties, and is attempting to ensare Petkanov with the dictator’s own totalitarian laws. But Petkanov is not beaten yet. He has been given his chance to fight back and he takes it with a vengeance, to the increasing discomfort and surprise of those around him.

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Weight 121 g
Dimensions 198 × 129 × 9 mm
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Imprint

Cover

Paperback

Pages

138

Language

English

Edition

Reprint

Dewey

823.914 (edition:22)

Readership

General – Trade / Code: K