Under the Frog by Tibor Fischer
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Under the Frog
By Tibor Fischer

Under the Frog

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Under the Frog by Tibor Fischer

Book Description

Shortlisted for the Booker Prize, "Under the Frog "follows the adventures of two young Hungarian basketball players through the turbulent years between the end of World War II and the anti-Soviet uprising of 1956. In this spirited indictment of totalitarianism, the two improbable heroes, Pataki and Gyuri, travel the length and breadth of Hungary in an epic quest for food, lodging, and female companionship.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780312278717
ISBN-10: 0312278713
Format: Paperback / softback
(216mm x 140mm x 15mm)
Pages: 250
Imprint: St Martin's Press
Publisher: St Martin's Press
Country of Publication: United States

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Thought Gang by Tibor Fischer Thought Gang, Paperback (September 2007)

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Voyage to the End of the Room by Tibor Fischer Voyage to the End of the Room, Paperback (August 2004)

A novel about a failed dancer turned computer-graphics designer who's been around the block but these days doesn't leave her house. At heart, though, it's a meditation on how and whether you can ever know other people, what is evil, what is reality, what is humanity - and can you fake them? Or is there a litmus test for the real thing?

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Author Biography - Tibor Fischer

Tibor Fischer was born in Stockport, England, in 1959. He is the author of three novels, "Under the Frog" (a Booker Prize finalist), "The Thought Gang," and "The Collector Collector." "Don't Read This Book if You're Stupid" is his first collection of stories. He lives in London

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