Tango Player - Writings from an Unbound Europe (Paperback)Christoph Hein (author)
Paperback 220 Pages / Published: 30/03/1994
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Set in 1968 Leipzig, Christoph Hein's novel is the story of Dallow, an apolitical academic who has just returned to civilian life after serving twenty-one months in prison. His crime: he was the substitute piano player in a student cabaret in which seditious verses were sung. Dallow returns to a life in of loveless sex, police harassment, and brutality, revealing how a corrupt system perverts all human interaction, and how lives are ruined by malicious caprice.
Publisher: Northwestern University Press
Number of pages: 220
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