The Resource The door, Magda Szabo ; [translated by] Len Rix ; [introduction by] Ali Smith

The door, Magda Szabo ; [translated by] Len Rix ; [introduction by] Ali Smith

Label
The door
Title
The door
Statement of responsibility
Magda Szabo ; [translated by] Len Rix ; [introduction by] Ali Smith
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Contributor
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
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Szabó, Magda
Dewey number
894/.51133
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Rix, L. B.
Series statement
New York Review Books classics
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  • Women
  • Hungary
Label
The door, Magda Szabo ; [translated by] Len Rix ; [introduction by] Ali Smith
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OverDrive eBook
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online resource
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Extent
1 online resource.
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781446443798
Lccn
2014039607
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
08D59056-24BC-4A0A-ABAD-4195DCA737A1
System control number
  • (OCoLC)892304792
  • ocn892304792
  • OCoLC
Label
The door, Magda Szabo ; [translated by] Len Rix ; [introduction by] Ali Smith
Link
Publication
Note
OverDrive eBook
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Extent
1 online resource.
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781446443798
Lccn
2014039607
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
08D59056-24BC-4A0A-ABAD-4195DCA737A1
System control number
  • (OCoLC)892304792
  • ocn892304792
  • OCoLC

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