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The Resource The door, Magda Szabó ; translated from the Hungarian by Len Rix ; introduction by Ali Smith

The door, Magda Szabó ; translated from the Hungarian by Len Rix ; introduction by Ali Smith

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The door
Title
The door
Statement of responsibility
Magda Szabó ; translated from the Hungarian by Len Rix ; introduction by Ali Smith
Creator
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Contributor
Author of introduction
Translator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • hun
  • eng
Summary
"The Door is an unsettling exploration of the relationship between two very different women. Magda is a writer, educated, married to an academic, public-spirited, with an on-again-off-again relationship with Hungary's Communist authorities. Emerence is a peasant, illiterate, impassive, abrupt, seemingly ageless. She lives alone in a house that no one else may enter, not even her closest relatives. She is Magda's housekeeper and she has taken control over Magda's household, becoming indispensable to her. And Emerence, in her way, has come to depend on Magda. They share a kind of love--at least until Magda's long-sought success as a writer leads to a devastating revelation. Len Rix's prizewinning translation of The Door at last makes it possible for American readers to appreciate the masterwork of a major modern European writer"--
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DLC
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1917-2007
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Szabó, Magda
Dewey number
894/.51133
Index
no index present
LC call number
PH3351.S592
LC item number
A7413 2015
Literary form
fiction
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  • 1962-
  • 1917-2007
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  • Rix, L. B.
  • Smith, Ali
  • Szabó, Magda
Series statement
New York Review Books classics
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  • Women
  • Housekeepers
  • Family secrets
  • Hungary
  • FICTION / Literary
  • FICTION / War & Military
  • FICTION / Psychological
Label
The door, Magda Szabó ; translated from the Hungarian by Len Rix ; introduction by Ali Smith
Link
9781590177716.jpg
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Copyright
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volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
1593906
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
ix, 262 pages
Isbn
9781590177716
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2014034376
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1593906
  • (Sirsi) 1593906
  • (OCoLC)880370198
Label
The door, Magda Szabó ; translated from the Hungarian by Len Rix ; introduction by Ali Smith
Link
9781590177716.jpg
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
1593906
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
ix, 262 pages
Isbn
9781590177716
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2014034376
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1593906
  • (Sirsi) 1593906
  • (OCoLC)880370198

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