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Perverzion

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What was the fate of Stanislav Perfetsky--poet, provocateur, and hero of Ukrainian underground culture? Evidence points to suicide. But some whisper murder. Some suggest the grand Eastern European tradition of coerced suicide. It may even be related to the religious cult ceremony he happened upon in Munich . . . or that job as a dancer in a strip club for older women.

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Paperback, 344 pages
Published April 26th 2005 by Northwestern University Press (first published 1997)
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stand in a circle of friends. ask the book a question. call out a page number. the person holding the book will go to that page. call out a line number. it is shocking how many questions and lines converged, making it absolutely necessary for me to read this book entirely.

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If you want to read only one book by Andrukhovych, read this one.
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Normalmente no me suelen gustar las novelas contemporáneas que pretenden ser paródicas y posmodernas, que además hacen gala de un humor grotesco, esperpéntico y presuntamente irreverente, y que parece que su principal preocupación es ser originales a toda costa, tanto que muchas acaban siendo una mala imitación de Thomas Pynchon. Sin embargo, aunque ‘Perverzión’ de Yuri Andrujovich reúne prácticamente todas estas características, tiene algo que me impulsó a no dejar de leerlo, algo que me atrapó...more
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