Comedy in a Minor Key

Comedy in a Minor Key

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9.23 Comedy in a Minor Key

A penetrating study of ordinary people resisting the Nazi occupation—and, true to its title, a dark comedy of wartime manners—Comedy in a Minor Key tells the story of Wim and Marie, a Dutch couple who first hide a Jew they know as Nico, then must dispose of his body when he dies of pneumonia. This novella, first published in 1947 and now translated into English for the first time, shows Hans Keilson at his best: deeply ironic, penetrating, sympathetic, and brilliantly… (more)

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Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (July 20, 2010)

Collection: Farrar, Straus and Giroux

Format: EPUB

Protection: DRM

Language: English

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