Moving House. by Pawel. HUELLE

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This collection of short stories includes one about a Polish family which is nearly split asunder by the political implications of its German dining table. Pawel Huelle's first novel, "Who Was David Weiser?", was shortlisted for the 1991 Independent Foreign Fiction Award.
 

About Pawel. HUELLE

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Pawel Huelle was born in 1957. The author of Who Was David Weiser?, Huelle is a novelist, playwright and journalist who has lived most of his life in Gdansk. His novels, Mercedes-Benz and Castorp, translated into many languages, are also published by Serpent's Tail
 
Published January 1, 1991 by Harcourt Brace Jovanovich.
Genres: Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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she annoys his mother, but for the narrator ``it was all strange and entrancing and beautiful, like the park in the old photograph.'' In the most overtly political story, ``In Dublin's Fair City,'' a young man mourns his dead grandfather, who had secretly built a submarine in which he hoped to es...

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Polish writer Huelle presents a collection of short stories mixing mythological and supernatural elements with probings into coming of age in postwar Poland.

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The Independent

A story set in Dublin finds the narrator remembering his grandfather, who ends up building himself a fantasy submarine;

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But the elliptical technique remains powerful, as Huelle demonstrates in the opening passage of the opening story, 'The Table'.

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