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Nov 14, 2005 | 832 Pages

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Nov 14, 2005 | 832 Pages

  • Paperback $25.00

    Nov 14, 2005 | 832 Pages

  • Ebook $19.99

    Nov 14, 2005 | 832 Pages

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“His most welcoming work, possibly his best book . . . part novel and part stories, virtuoso historical remembrance and focused study of violence.”
– The New York Times Book Review  

“A jarring, haunting, absurdly ambitious symphony of a book . . . It has an emotional force capable of ripping almost any reader from his moorings. . . . Vollmann has done as much as anyone in recent memory to return moral seriousness to American fiction.” 
– Steve Kettmann, San Francisco Chronicle 

“Resembles War and Peace not merely in its scope, but in its perception of history as a determining force that individual lives merely illustrate . . . Aspires to the highest possible potential of literature.”
– Melvin Jules Bukiet, Los Angeles Times

“A grimly magnificent dramatization of the impossible moral choices forced on individuals by these totalitarian regimes . . . if you have been following Vollmann’s extraordinary career, Europe Central may be his best novel ever.”
 – Steven Moore, The Washington Post

“Profound . . . Vollmann asks us to put aside what we think we know of history and immerse ourselves in it once again.”
 
John FreemanThe Boston Globe

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