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The Madonna on the Moon

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The Madonna on the Moon by Rolf Bauerdick
Paperback $16.95
Apr 08, 2014 | ISBN 9780307739759

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“Thrilling. . . . A hopeful and frequently hilarious story of using one’s courage, patience, and wits to stand up against oppression. Weaving folklore, political drama, a coming-of-age story, and a morality tale together, Bauerdick has created an original.” —The Daily Beast

“Bauerdick’s use of language, ably aided by an excellent translation, will bring to life the absurdities of love, life, history, religion and politics in a colorful lingual brew.” —Washington Independent Review of Books

“Rolf Bauerdick is a natural-born storyteller. The fierce realism of his story spoils neither its magic nor its humor.” —Spiegel Online

“A dazzling book, larger than life, exuberantly picturesque. . . . German literature has a powerful new voice—and most of all an unusual one.” —Focus

“Bizarre and anarchistic, The Madonna on the Moon is enormously entertaining.” —Die Welt

“Sparkle[s] with fun and wit. . . . Uniquely populated by a cast of bizarre and enjoyable characters.” —Publishers Weekly
“Smart readers will grab this European Book Prize winner.” —Library Journal

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