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The obscene bird of night.

JosГ© Donoso

The obscene bird of night.

by JosГ© Donoso

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Published by Knopf; [distributed by Random House] in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Translation of El obsceno pájaro de la noche.

StatementTranslated from the Spanish by Hardie St. Martin and Leonard Mades.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ4.D6849 Ob3, PQ8097.D617 Ob3
The Physical Object
Pagination438 p.
Number of Pages438
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5707772M
ISBN 10039446916X
LC Control Number70171112

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The Obscene Bird of Night (named, not without resonance, after a quote of Henry James Sr. to his two sons) is the story of Jeronimo de Azcoitia, the last in a long line of aristocratic landowners, forced by his Uncle Clemente to go into politics and protect their land, their birthright. He steals an election, but in the face of an angry mob, he is shot, making him into a hero and allowing him to take his powerful .   The natural inheritance of everyone who is capable of spiritual life is an unsubdued forest where the wolf howls and the obscene bird of night chatters."Salman Rushdie quoting Henry James Sr. in his book The Satanic Verses, Chapter VII The Angel Azraeel. According to .

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