You're an Animal, Viskovitz! by Alessandro Boffa

You're an Animal, Viskovitz!

Alessandro Boffa

192 pages first pub 1998 (editions)

fiction short stories adventurous funny reflective fast-paced


From Italy, a wildly modern riff on Ovid’s Metamorphoses—a whirlwind of ironic fables in which the central hero, Viskovitz, continually changes identities in pursuit of his one true love.A snail with two sexes, a parrot who speaks of love, a dormo...

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