Download E-books The Bridegroom Was a Dog (New Directions Pearls) PDF

Internationally acclaimed writer Yoko Tawada's most famed ― and peculiar ― story in a stand-alone, New instructions Pearl edition.

The Bridegroom was once a Dog could be the Japanese-German author Yoko Tawada’s most famed tale. Its preliminary booklet in 1998 garnered admiration from The New Yorker, who praised it as, “fast-moving, mysteriously compelling story that has the dream caliber of Kafka.”

The Bridegroom was once a Dog starts off with a schoolteacher telling a myth to her scholars. within the delusion, a princess provides her hand in marriage to a puppy that has licked her backside fresh. the tale takes a good stranger twist while that very puppy seems to the schoolteacher in actual lifestyles as a dog-like guy. They improve a truly sexual, romantic courtship with many allegorical overtones ― a lot to the chagrin of her friends.

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