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  • ISBN: 9781681370286 (paperback : alkaline paper) :
  • Physical Description: xii, 140 pages ; 21 cm.
  • Publisher: New York : New York Review Books, [2016]

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General Note: Translated from the Russian.
Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references.
Formatted Contents Note: Every baron has his flights of fancy -- Smoke that roars -- Kant's coeval -- In partes infidelium -- The devil in a droshky -- The theory of improbability -- The hermit of Bodenwerder -- The truth that dodged the man.
Summary, etc.: First inspired in the eighteenth century by the tall tales of the real Baron Hieronymus von Münchausen, the legend of Baron Münchausen--as transmitted and transformed by Rudolf Erich Raspe and Gottfried August Bürger--soon eclipsed the fame of his living counterpart and has captivated the European imagination ever since.
Language Note:
Translated from the Russian.
Subject: Characters and characteristics in literature -- Fiction
Intelligence service -- Great Britain -- Fiction
Intelligence officers -- Germany -- Fiction
Espionage, German -- Soviet Union -- Fiction
Soviet Union -- History -- 1917-1936 -- Fiction
Genre/Form: Russian fiction.
Spy fiction.
Satirical literature.
Romans à clef.
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