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By Miha Mazzini

The all time promoting novel from the previous Yugoslavia, this can be a hilarious, anarchic, irreverent black comedy approximately nationwide aspirations and in need of belongings you can't have, re-published within the 12 months that Scotland votes on independence. Egon is an amoral yet charismatic author, residing at the breadline in a grim, unnamed communist manufacturing facility city in Slovenia sooner than the break-up of the previous Yugoslavia. With little proof of his genuine literary objectives, he makes ends meet by way of writing trashy romances lower than a pseudonym. while no longer seeking out intercourse with as many ladies as attainable, or slagging off the literary institution, Egon is stuffed with schemes to feed his pathological desire for the ruinously pricey aftershave, Cartier pour L'Homme. round him Egon has accumulated a motley group of pals and associates, each one of whom additionally has an both obsessive, unimaginable ambition. Poet is desirous to have his verse released in a leather-based sure quantity, Ibro is in love with Ajsha, a manufacturing unit lady to whom he can't utter a unmarried notice, whereas Selim is confident he'll marry Nastassja Kinski, the world-famous actress. As Egon's makes an attempt to safe extra body spray develop into ever extra degenerate, his grip on his personal identification loosens. the implications are messy, as grim as they're hilarious, and allude to a state present process radical swap. Crumbs isn't just a ribald, soiled realist satire – a contemporary ecu vintage – but in addition a desirable and completely detailed observation at the pathology of self-determination. It's booklet within the months ahead of Scotland votes on independence lends a shocking, replacement yet authoritative standpoint at the debate.

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Herman Melville ISCHOF TOMÁS DE BERLANGA und Charles Darwin zählten zu den ersten Reisenden, die ihre Eindrücke von der hiesigen Küstenlandschaft zu Papier brachten. »Ähnlich den kultivierten Teilen der Hölle«, »als habe Gott Steine herabregnen lassen«, »schlechterdings wertlos«, schrieben sie, während ihre schweren Schiffe von kräftigen Strömungen und launischen Winden umhergestoßen wurden. Sie wurden beherrscht von der ständigen Charakteristisch für Galapagos ist der stete Einfluß Furcht vor einer möglichen Havarie und der sehr realen Gefahr, auf den wüstenhaften Inseln kein des Vulkanismus auf die Entwicklung der Arten.

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