Landscape Painted with Tea

Paperback | October 1, 1991

byMilorad Pavic

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By the author of the highly acclaimed literary bestseller "Dictionary of the Khazars, ""Landscape Painted with Tea, " Milorad Pavic's second novel, is a tale of mysterious quest that is part modern Odyssey and part crossword puzzle. It begins with the story of a brilliant but failed architect in Belgrade and his search for his father, an officer who vanished in Greece during World War II. The truth about his fate--some of it set in motion 2,000 years ago and some of it by the Nazis-- is raveled in the history and secrets of Mount Athos, the most ancient of all monasteries, perched atop its inaccessible mountain on the Aegean.

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By the author of the highly acclaimed literary bestseller "Dictionary of the Khazars, ""Landscape Painted with Tea, " Milorad Pavic's second novel, is a tale of mysterious quest that is part modern Odyssey and part crossword puzzle. It begins with the story of a brilliant but failed architect in Belgrade and his search for his father, ...

Pavic's international success came rather late in his career. He started out as a poet, switched to the short story, and now writes novels almost exclusively. A meditative and erudite author, he strives to merge fantasy and reality in a masterful, controlled, sometimes playful style. Pavic's idiom is thoroughly modern and his mastery o...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:352 pages, 8.5 × 5.5 × 1 inPublished:October 1, 1991Publisher:Knopf Doubleday Publishing GroupLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0679733442

ISBN - 13:9780679733447

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Landscape Painted with Tea Poetic wondefully written book. Different, engaging, and important, a delight to read. Highly recommended for readers who are interested in literature of note.
Date published: 2001-02-23