Ministry of Pain by Dubravka Ugresic
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Ministry of Pain
By Dubravka Ugresic

The Ministry of Pain

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Ministry of Pain by Dubravka Ugresic

Book Awards

  • Shortlisted for Independent Foreign Fiction Award 2007.

Book Description

Tanja Lucic teaches at the University of Amsterdam and lives on the edge of the city's red light district. She and her pupils, fleeing the violent break-up of their homeland Yugoslavia, have found temporary refuge in the Department of Slavonic Languages. Desperate to make ends meet, many of the students find work at the 'Ministry', a fetish-wear factory in North Amsterdam. Meanwhile, Tanja and her student Igor form a dangerously close relationship that threatens to unleash all the tensions of life in exile. With her sharp and melancholy observations, Dubravka Ugresic illuminates with savage compassion our shared human homelessness.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781846590399
ISBN-10: 1846590396
Format: Paperback
(200mm x 130mm x 20mm)
Pages: 272
Imprint: Telegram Books
Publisher: Telegram Books
Publish Date: 11-Feb-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Dubravka Ugresic's follow-up to the NBCC Award Finalist "Karaoke Culture" and features some of her sharpest and funniest pieces yet.

Karaoke Culture by Dubravka Ugresic Karaoke Culture, Paperback (October 2011)

Finalist for the NBCC Award in Criticism, this collection is riotous, especially the piece about smashing a minibar.

Museum of Unconditional Surrender by Dubravka Ugresic Museum of Unconditional Surrender, Paperback (July 2007)

Critically acclaimed experimental, literary fiction by the famous Croatian exile author.

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Author Biography - Dubravka Ugresic

Dubravka Ugresic has been compared favourably with writers such as Vladimir Nabokov, Milan Kundera, George Orwell and Virginia Woolf, and is the recipient of many literary prizes. She entered self-imposed exile when Croatia's late president, Franjo Tudjman, proclaimed Croatia to be 'paradise on earth' in the early 1990s. Other publications include Nobody's Home (1-84659-019-1).

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