April 3, 2018

A Treatise on Shelling Beans by Wieslaw Mysliwski,Bill Johnston PDF

By Wieslaw Mysliwski,Bill Johnston

ISBN-10: 1935744909

ISBN-13: 9781935744900

Our hero and narrator is the getting older caretaker of cottages at a summer time inn. A mysterious customer evokes him to proportion the tale of his lengthy lifestyles: we witness a contented early life reduce brief by way of the battle, his hiding from the Nazis buried in a heap of potatoes, his plodding makes an attempt to play the saxophone, the brutal homicide of his relatives, loves misplaced yet remembered, and footloose travels in another country. informed within the demeanour of associates and acquaintances swapping tales over the mundane activity of shelling beans—in the grand oral culture of Myśliwski’s celebrated Stone Upon Stone—each anecdote, lived adventure, and reminiscence accrues cross-stitched layers of that means. by means of turns hilarious and poignant, A Treatise on Shelling Beans is an epic recounting of a lifestyles that, whereas common, is something yet ordinary.

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