Set in Romania at the height of Ceausescu's reign of terror, The Land of Green Plums tells the story of a group of young students, each of whom has left the impoverished provinces for the city in search of better prospects. Any hope they may have had for themselves and their future is dashed because the city, no less than the countryside, bears the mark of the dictatorship's corrosive touch. In turn, each of the narrator's friends betrays her, commits suicide or both. As they do so we see the way that the totalitarian state ...

The Land of Green Plums 2010, Picador USA, New York

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Land of Green Plums 1999, Granta Books, London

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The Land of Green Plums 1998, Northwestern University Press

ISBN-13: 9780810115972

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Land of Green Plums 1998, Granta Books, London

ISBN-13: 9781862072275

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Land of Green Plums 1996, Metropolitan Books, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780805042955

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