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Read online Jetlag.pdf PDF, EPUB, MOBI, TXT, DOC Jetlag This collection of five graphic novellas features a drab salesman who falls in love with a Romanian circus aerialist a young woman who lives next to the entrance to Hell a magician who loses control of his magic a piggy bank named Margolis and a young girl who claims that she is a porn obsessed dwarf on a flight to nowhere by Etgar Keret, Actus Tragicus

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Jetlag
Title:Jetlag
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ISBN:1592641555
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Number of Pages:90
Category:Graphic novels, Comics, Fiction, Israel, Short stories, Jewish
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This collection of five graphic novellas features a drab salesman who falls in love with a Romanian circus aerialist a young woman who lives next to the entrance to Hell a magician who loses control of his magic a piggy bank named Margolis and a young girl who claims that she is a porn obsessed dwarf on a flight to nowhere, A brilliant life affirming and hilarious memoir from a master storyteller br br The seven years between the birth of Etgar Keret s son and the death of his father were good years though still full of reasons to worry Lev is born in the midst of a terrorist attack Etgar s father gets cancer The threat of constant war looms over their home and permeates daily life br br What emerges from this dark reality is a series of sublimely absurd ruminations on everything from Etgar s three year old son s impending military service to the terrorist mind set behind Angry Birds There s Lev s insistence that he is a cat releasing him from any human responsibilities or rules Etgar s siblings all very different people who have chosen radically divergent paths in life come together after his father s shivah to experience the grief and love that tie a family together forever This wise witty memoir Etgar s first non fiction book and told in his inimitable style is full of wonder and life and love poignant insights and irrepressible humor, A magician tries to pull a rabbit out of a hat but takes out only its head a guy brings a girl home with him for the first time only to find that his best friend has pissed on his doorstep a young man graduates from Magician School but soon discovers that he can t do everything two drunk students do battle with a pavement and win someone has a mother and a girlfriend who hate each other s guts and they both demand that he gives them the other one s heart many of the characters in these stories are waiting for something to change their lives many of them can t quite reach ultimate happiness some of them are sick some are abandoned and most have trouble communicating The unexpected can and usual does happen br br Etgar Keret s stories are very short and every word counts They are quick brief and precise and they move us without hesitation They are hilarious and off the wall yet also dark sometimes violent and often intensely poignant They are in short brilliant, Israel s hippest bestselling young writer today Etgar Keret is part court jester part literary crown prince part national conscience The Bus Driver Who Wanted to Be God gathers his daring and provocative short stories for the first time in English br br Brief intense painfully funny and shockingly honest Keret s stories are snapshots that illuminate with intelligence and wit the hidden truths of life As with the best comic authors hilarity and anguish are the twin pillars of his work Keret covers a remarkable emotional and narrative terrain from a father s first lesson to his boy to a standoff between soldiers caught in the Middle East conflict to a slice of life where nothing much happens br br Bus Driver includes stories from Keret s bestselling collections in Israel Pipelines and Missing Kissinger as well as Keret s major new novella Kneller s Happy Campers a bitingly satirical yet wistful road trip set in the afterlife for suicides