The Resource Catastrophe : and other stories, Dino Buzzati ; translated by Judith Landry

Catastrophe : and other stories, Dino Buzzati ; translated by Judith Landry

Label
Catastrophe : and other stories
Title
Catastrophe
Title remainder
and other stories
Statement of responsibility
Dino Buzzati ; translated by Judith Landry
Title variation
Catastrophe
Creator
Contributor
Author of introduction
Translator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • und
  • eng
Summary
"[The author] brings vividly to life the slow and quietly terrifying collapse of our known, everyday world. In stories touched by the fantastical and the strange, and filled with humor, irony, and menace, [he] illuminates the nightmarish side of our ordinary existence"--Amazon.com
Member of
Summary
A collection of twenty short stories that includes "Seven Floors," in which a sanatorium patient is moved from the minimal care to the terminal patient ward despite his relatively good health and protests
Tone
Writing style
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10119125
Cataloging source
BTCTA
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1906-1972
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Buzzati, Dino
Dewey number
853/.914
Index
no index present
Literary form
short stories
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Landry, Judith
  • Brockmeier, Kevin
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True
Series statement
The art of the story
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  • Short stories, Italian
  • Italian literature
  • Italy
Target audience
adult
Label
Catastrophe : and other stories, Dino Buzzati ; translated by Judith Landry
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • "Originally published in Great Britain in 1965 by Calder and Boyars Ltd."--Title page verso
  • "Preface by Kevin Brockmeier"--Cover
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • The march of time
  • The alarming revenge of a domestic pet
  • And yet they are knocking at your door
  • Something beginning with "L"
  • The slaying of the dragon
  • The opening of the road
  • The Scala scare
  • Humility
  • The war song
  • The egg
  • The collapse of the Baliverna
  • The enchanted coat
  • The saints
  • Catastrophe
  • The epidemic
  • The landslide
  • Just the very thing they wanted
  • Oversight
  • The monster
  • Seven floors
Control code
ocn992743939
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
First Ecco paperback edition.
Extent
xiv, 224 pages
Isbn
9780062742735
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)992743939
Label
Catastrophe : and other stories, Dino Buzzati ; translated by Judith Landry
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • "Originally published in Great Britain in 1965 by Calder and Boyars Ltd."--Title page verso
  • "Preface by Kevin Brockmeier"--Cover
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • The march of time
  • The alarming revenge of a domestic pet
  • And yet they are knocking at your door
  • Something beginning with "L"
  • The slaying of the dragon
  • The opening of the road
  • The Scala scare
  • Humility
  • The war song
  • The egg
  • The collapse of the Baliverna
  • The enchanted coat
  • The saints
  • Catastrophe
  • The epidemic
  • The landslide
  • Just the very thing they wanted
  • Oversight
  • The monster
  • Seven floors
Control code
ocn992743939
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
First Ecco paperback edition.
Extent
xiv, 224 pages
Isbn
9780062742735
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)992743939

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