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Description - Obabakoak by Bernardo Atxaga

One of only a hundred or so books originally written in the Basque language during the last four centuries, Obabakoak is a shimmering, mercurial novel about life in Obaba, a remote, exotic, Basque village. Obaba is peopled with innocents and intellectuals, shepherds and schoolchildren, whilst everyone from a lovelorn schoolmistress to a cultured but self-hating dwarf wanders across the page. Obabakoak is a dazzling collage of stories, town gossip, diary excerpts and literary theory, all held together by Atxaga's distinctive and tenderly ironic voice.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780099512998
ISBN-10: 0099512998
Format: Paperback
(198mm x 130mm x 20mm)
Pages: 336
Imprint: Vintage
Publisher: Vintage Publishing
Publish Date: 6-Dec-2007
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Bernardo Atxaga

Bernardo Atxaga was born in Guipuzoca in Spain in 1951 and lives in the Basque country, writing in both Spanish and Basque.

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