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Author Fogtdal, Peter, 1956-

Title The Tsar's Dwarf : a novel / Peter H. Fogtdal.

Publication Info. New York : Hawthorne Books, 2011.

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Summary A novel about the aberration and endurance of the human condition translated by Tiina Nunnally. Soerine, a deformed female dwarf from Denmark, is given as a gift to the Russian Tsar, Peter the Great because he is taken by her freakishness and intellect. Against her will Peter takes her to St. Petersburg where she becomes a jester in his court, Forced to live a life that both compels and repels her, she gives in to the attentions of the Tsar's favorite dwarf, Lukas and carves out an existence for herself amidst the squalor and lice-ridden life of dwarfs in early 18th century. Disaster eventuall.
Note Print version record.
Contents I The Russian Guest; II The Dutch City; III Midget Land; IV Dusk and Dawn; V Karlitsa; VI God's Monsters; VII In the Inside Pocket of Our Lord; VIII Konigsberg; IX The Wolfhound; X Pumice and Pitch; Author's Note.
Subject Danish fiction -- Translations into English.
LITERARY CRITICISM -- European -- Scandinavian.
Danish fiction. (OCoLC)fst00887679
Genre/Form Translations. (OCoLC)fst01423791
Added Author Nunnally, Tiina, 1952-
Other Form: Print version: Fogtdal, Peter. Tsar's Dwarf. New York : Hawthorne Books, ©2011 9780979018800
ISBN 9780983304920 (electronic bk.)
0983304920 (electronic bk.)
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