A Treatise on Shelling Beans

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Translated from by

December 2013

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ISBN: 9781935744900 // eISBN: 9780914671015



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  1. THAT OTHER WORD | Episode 13 | December 2013 | E.J. Van Lanen | Two Lines Press - December 9, 2013

    […] has been likened to Rabelais and Sterne. Scott Esposito looks forward to Wiesław Myśliwski’s A Treatise on Shelling Beans; the author’s Stone Upon Stone received the BTBA last year. Hilda Hilst’s Letters from a […]

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    […] Smith thoughtfully reviews Wiesław Myśliwski’s A Treatise on Shelling Beans in Issue 35 of Quarterly […]

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    […] A Treatise on Shelling Beans by Wieslaw Mysliwski, translated from the Polish by Bill Johnston. “A masterful work of storytelling, in the most expansive and exhilarating sense of the word! The translation achieves and maintains a brilliantly seamless conversational tone, engaging and full of colloquial charm as the stories emerge from our garrulous narrator, one after another, as layer upon layer of memories coalesce into a tender, homespun, epic retelling of one man’s life spanning the horrors and tragedies of World War II and its aftermath.” […]

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