"I have noticed that sometimes I frighten people; what they really fear is themselves. They think it is I who scare them, but it is the dwarf within them, the ape-faced manlike being who sticks up his head from the depths of their souls." P???r Lagerkvist's richly philosophical novel The Dwarf is an exploration of individual and social identity. The novel, set in a time when Italian towns feuded over the outcome of the last feud, centers on a social outcast, the court dwarf PIccoline. From his special vantage point ...

The Dwarf 1986, Quartet Books, London

ISBN-13: 9780704334946

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The Dwarf 1958, Hill & Wang, New York

ISBN-13: 9780374521356

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