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Published by Secker & Warburg in London .
Written in English


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Translated from the Polish.

Statementtranslated by Tomasz Mirkowicz.
The Physical Object
Pagination115p. ;
Number of Pages115
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15043827M
ISBN 100436200414

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Read "Killing the Second Dog" by Marek Hlasko available from Rakuten Kobo. Marek Hlasko is enjoying a revival, with three books published in the past year and at Brand: New Vessel Press. An intense historical saga unfolds in "Killing The Second Dog" as the tumultuous birth pains of Israel create the setting for drama and international intrigue. A starving Polish émigré named Kuba escapes the wrath of Communism following World War II, and he arrives in the country's new capital city of Tel Aviv in hopes of finding a better life. Killing the second dog. [Marek Hłasko; Tomasz Mirkowicz; Lesley Chamberlain] -- "Robert and Jacob are down-and-out Polish con men living in Israel in the s. They're planning to run a scam on an American widow visiting the country. Genre/Form: Polish fiction Fiction Novels: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Hłasko, Marek. Killing the second dog. New York, NY: Cane Hill Press, ©