A reissue of a story about 30-year-old Ferdydurke, who is overwhelmed by a demonic professor who takes him back in time, plunging him into adolescence, and proceeding to expose and annihilate the frauds and shams of traditional society.
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The narrator, recently turned thirty, finds an inner conflict between his adolescent impulses and his desire to be socially accepted as a mature adultAbout the Author:
Witold Gombrowicz is the author of A Guide to Philosophy in Six Hours and Fifteen Minutes, Trans-Atlantyk, Cosmos, and Pornografia, the first three available from Yale University Press. These, along with his plays and his Diary, have been translated into more than thirty languages. Danuta Borchardt has translated several works by Witold Gombrowicz. She is also a writer of short stories, which are regularly published on the website Exquisite Corpse.
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Book Description Penguin Books, 1986. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0140085769