ON CLOWNS. The dictator and the artist. Essays by Norman Manea

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Essays by Norman Manea. "Out of twentieth-century Romania's political nightmare come these five essays of sunlight and clarity...a mosaic of the grime and farce of the dictator's world transformed by Manea's brilliant and insistent decency." Richard Stern

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Published January 1, 1992 by Grove Weidenfeld.
Genres: History, Travel, Literature & Fiction. Non-fiction

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Collective fate was to live under the ``insidious, dilated presence of the monster called the Power,'' inducing a mass psychological disturbance that resulted from ``the hours sacrificed to standing in lines, to ritual political meetings and to rallies, on top of the hours at work and the hours o...

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