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Description - The Sinking of the Odradek Stadium by Harry Mathews

Composed of a series of letters between a husband and wife, The Sinking of the Odradek Stadium is a brilliant comedy about love and longing, dashed hopes and frustrations, and trying to make connections. Newly wedded Zachary McCaltex (a librarian in Miami) and Twang Panattapam (originally from the Southeast-Asian country of Pan-Nam, but residing in Italy) try to trace the whereabouts of a treasure supposedly lost off the coast of Florida in the sixteenth century, while navigating a relationship separated by an ocean as well as their different cultures. In the end, the postal service may be responsible for what gets lost (including Zachary's sanity) along the way.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781564782076
ISBN-10: 1564782077
Format: Paperback
(216mm x 142mm x 18mm)
Pages: 200
Imprint: Dalkey Archive Press
Publisher: Dalkey Archive Press
Publish Date: 1-May-2000
Country of Publication: United States

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