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The Jokers

Written by Albert Cossery
Translated by Anna Moschovakis
Introduction by James Buchan


Format: Trade Paperback, 232 pages
Publisher: NYRB Classics
On Sale: July 13, 2010
Price: $14.95

Who are the jokers?
The jokers are the government, and the biggest joker of all is the governor, a bug-eyed, strutting, rapacious character of unequaled incompetence who presides over the nameless Middle Eastern city where this effervescent comedy by Albert Cossery is set.
The jokers are also the revolutionaries, no less bumbling and... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.

The Jokers

Written by Albert Cossery
Translated by Anna Moschovakis
Introduction by James Buchan


Format: eBook, 232 pages
Publisher: NYRB Classics
On Sale: July 13, 2010
Price: $14.95

Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.
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