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Quaternity Four Novellas from the Carpathians - cover

Quaternity Four Novellas from the Carpathians

Maria Rybakova

Publisher: ibidem

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Summary

Four thematically linked novellas that focus on obsessive relationships, stolen identities, and illusions of grandeur in the post-1989 Carpathian-Balkan region: 

●	An American expat in Europe appropriates the identity of a Romanian orphan in her desperate search for love. 

●	A dictator's daughter learns, while on a study trip to France, that her parents have been overthrown and are about to be executed. 

●	A minor character from a novel confronts her own insignificance. 

A wife announces to her husband of forty years that she's just been awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature.

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