A ballet of lepers : a novel and stories / Leonard Cohen ; edited by Alexandra Pleshoyano.
Book | Grove Press | 2022 | First Grove Atlantic hardcover edition.

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First Grove Atlantic hardcover edition.
256 pages : 24 cm.
A ballet of lepers -- Saint Jig -- O.K. Herb, O.K. Flo -- Signals -- Polly -- A hundred suits from Russia -- Ceremonies -- Mister Euemer episodes -- The shaving ritual -- Lullaby -- A week is a very long time -- The jukebox heart -- David who? -- Short story on Greek Island -- ive had lots of pets -- Strange boy with a hammer -- Trade.
"A never-before-published early novel and stories by the legendary musician, songwriter, and New York Times-bestselling poet Leonard Cohen. In A Ballet of Lepers: A Novel and Stories, readers will discover that the magic that animated Cohen's unforgettable body of work was present from the very beginning of his career. The pieces in this collection, written between 1956 and 1961 and including short fiction, a radio play, and a stunning early novel, offer startling insights into Cohen's imagination and creative process. Cohen explores themes that would permeate his later work, from shame and unworthiness to sexual desire in all its sacred and profane dimensions to longing, whether for love, family, freedom, or transcendence"-- Provided by publisher.
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