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Kleinzeit, a novel

Russell Hoban

Kleinzeit, a novel

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Published by Summit Books in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • London (England)
    • Subjects:
    • Hospital patients -- Fiction.,
    • London (England) -- Fiction.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Russell Hoban.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPS3558.O336 K5 1983
      The Physical Object
      Pagination191 p. ;
      Number of Pages191
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3167202M
      ISBN 10067147927X, 0671495488
      LC Control Number83009227


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It you've heard about this fantastic writer but are daunted at the thought of dealing with the /5. Russell Hoban is the author of many extraordinary novels including TURTLE DIARY, RIDDLEY WALKER, MR RINYO-CLACTION'S OFFER and most recently, ANGELICA'S GROTTO. He has also written some classic books for children including THE MOUSE AND HIS CHILD and THE FRANCES books Reviews: Any softcover book which is at least " (or 19 cm) tall, or at least " ( cm) wide/deep.

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As the novel progresses, Kleinzeit and Hospital have a number of exchanges in which Hospital seems to toy with Kleinzeit. This happens with Death, too; in both cases I found it hilarious.

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'Hoban is as funny and unusual as any writer around Kleinzeit. In March a stage adaptation of Kleinzeit was presented by the Tower Theatre Company, directed by Peta Barker, who had adapted the novel.

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(Hoban’s novel, Kleinzeit, featured a hospital where inanimate objects such as a mirror, the Tube and Yellow Pages are given a voice.) After illustrating and writing a number of factual.

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Exceptions include Kleinzeit, a comic fantasy whose characters include Death, Hospital, and Underground; [9] Riddley Walker, a science-fiction novel whose futuristic setting is primitive and post-apocalyptic; Pilgermann, a historical novel about the Crusades; and Fremder, a more conventional science-fiction novel.

In the months that followed I struck up a special friendship with someone who loves the book as much as I do, so for 's Hobanic celebrations I again consulted Medusa, this time seeking out passages that resonated more romantically. In this vein I also chose Kleinzeit, which is far from cynical, very romantic, and probably Russ's funniest book.

Hoban describes Kleinzeit as "the novel closest to me. It just seemed to release my natural voice." When it comes to the writing process itself, Hoban works by association, and his exo .