The Heart Is Katmandu (Paperback)

By Yoel Hoffmann, Peter Cole (Translator)

New Directions Publishing Corporation, 9780811216821, 144pp.

Publication Date: November 1, 2006

Other Editions of This Title:
Hardcover (5/17/2001)

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Set in today's Haifa and presented in 237 dream-like small chapters, it is a book in which shyness and stumbling tenderness emerge triumphant. Poet Peter Cole has made a beautiful translation, capturing Hoffmann's intense and unfathomably original style. A starred Kirkus Review acclaimed the novel "Beautiful, humane, priceless.