The Legend of the Sleepers by Danilo Kiš

The Legend of the Sleepers

Penguin Modern #11

Danilo Kiš

fiction classics short stories emotional reflective sad slow-paced

64 pages | first published 1983

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'For once there had been false idols and asses' heads drawn on the walls...' Sleepers awake in a remote cave and the ancient mystic Simon Magus attempts a miracle, in these two magical, otherworldly tales from one of the greatest voices of twentie...
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