Jakarta / Rodrigo Márquez Tizano ; translated by Thomas Bunstead
Book | Coffee House Press | 2019 | First English-language edition.

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First English-language edition.
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141 pages ; 21 cm
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In a chaotic city, the latest in a line of viruses advances as a man recounts the fated steps that led him to be confined in a room with his lover while catastrophe looms. As he takes inventory of the city's ills, a strange stone distorts reality, offering brief glimpses of the deserted territories of his memory. A sports game that beguiles the city with near-religious significance, the hugely popular gambling systems rigged by the Department of Chaos and Gaming, an upbringing in schools that disappeared classmates even if the plagues didn't--everything holds significance and nothing gives answers in the vision realm of his own making.
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Bunstead, Thomas,
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Yakarta. English
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Online version: Márquez Tizano, Rodrigo, 1984- author. Jakarta First English-language edition. Minneapolis : Coffee House Press, 2019 9781566895712 (DLC) 2018061648
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9781566895637 (paperback)
1566895634 (paperback)
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