Kafka's Hat by Patrice MartinKafka's Hat by Patrice Martin

Kafka's Hat

byPatrice MartinTranslated byChantal Bilodeau

Paperback | April 15, 2012

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Multiple plot lines interweave with twentieth-century literary allusions as hapless bureaucrat P. attempts to secure delivery of a valuable cultural relic. Patrice Martin's ticklish tip of the hat to the writing of Franz Kafka also evokes the literary techniques of Jorge Luis Borges, Italo Calvino, and Paul Auster. Polymath Patrice Martin is a writer, musician, and politician who is a former clerk in Canada's House of Commons, and currently is a Gatineau city councilor. He confesses his working life in government bureaucracy helped shape this, his first novel. Patrice Martin's first novel revels in the humor, witty eloquence, and intelligence of the author."- Le Devoir "
Born in 1963 in Monteregie, Quebec, polymath Patrice Martin is a writer, musician, and politician - he currently serves as a Gatineau city council member and is a former clerk in Canada's House of Commons. He concedes his working life in government bureaucracy helped shaped his first novel, the deliciously absurd Kafka's Hat. In 19...
Title:Kafka's HatFormat:PaperbackDimensions:144 pages, 8.26 × 5.67 × 0.37 inPublished:April 15, 2012Publisher:Talon Books LtdLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0889227438

ISBN - 13:9780889227439

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