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Why the Child Is Cooking in the Polenta - Veteranyi, Aglaja, and Kling, Vincent (Translated by)
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A nomadic family of circus performers, refugees from Romania, travels through Europe and Africa by caravan. The mother's death-defying act causes constant anxiety for her two daughters, who voice their fears through a grisly communal fairy tale about a child being cooked alive in polenta, but their real life is no less of a dark fable, and one that seems just as unlikely to have a happy ending.

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Why the Child Is Cooking in the Polenta 2012, Dalkey Archive Press, New York

ISBN-13: 9781564786869

Hardcover