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By Ranko Marinkovic; Vlada Stojiljkovic (Translator); Ellen Elias-Bursac (Editor)

Yale University Press, Paperback, 9780300181722, 576pp.

Publication Date: April 24, 2012

About the Author
Ranko Marinkovic (1913 2001) was a Croatian writer of plays and novels. Vlada Stojiljkovic wrote eleven books for children and adults, several of which he illustrated; translated Orwell, Swift, Golding, and Lear; and was an illustrator and painter. Ellen Elias-Bursac has been translating Croatian, Serbian, and Bosnian authors into English for more than twenty years."

Praise For Cyclops

"Marinkovic splices scenes of dream and reality into a kaleidoscopic short history of the world, whose pessimism is tempered by dark humor."—The New Yorker

"One of the most outstanding Croatian novels of the postwar period."—Valentina Zanca, Words Without Borders
-Valentina Zanca

"Among the most highly regarded novels of postwar Croatian literature. . . .The style is the point [of the novel], especially as it conveys the psychological intensity, the nihilism, of that place and time."—M. Kasper, CHOICE
-M. Kasper

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