Nostalgia

Author(s): Mircea Cartarescu

Contemporary Fiction

'Gripping, impassioned, unexpected' Los Angeles Times

A dreamlike novel of memory and magic, Nostalgia turns the dark world of Communist Bucharest into a place of strange enchantments. Here a man plays increasingly death-defying games of Russian Roulette, a child messiah works his magic in the tenements, a young man explores gender boundaries, a woman relives her youth and an architect becomes obsessed with the sound of his new car horn - with unexpected consequences. Blending reality and symbolism, time and myth, this is a cult masterwork from Romania's most celebrated writer.

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General Fields

  • : 9780241448915
  • : Penguin Books, Limited
  • : Penguin Books, Limited
  • : May 2021
  • : 2 Centimeters X 12.9 Centimeters X 19.8 Centimeters
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : 352
  • : Paperback
  • : Mircea Cartarescu