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A horse walks into a bar

David Grossman

A horse walks into a bar

by David Grossman

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Nightclubs,
  • Comedians,
  • Fiction

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby David Grossman ; translated by Jessica Cohen
    ContributionsCohen, Jessica (Translator)
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPJ5054.G728 S8813 2017
    The Physical Object
    Pagination193 pages
    Number of Pages193
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27227780M
    ISBN 100451493974
    ISBN 109780451493972
    LC Control Number2016014688
    OCLC/WorldCa946142036

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    Editions for A Horse Walks into a Bar: (Hardcover published in ), (Paperback published in ), (Kindle Edition published in 2. A Horse Walks into a Bar is unlike anything Grossman has yet done. —Eileen Battersby, The Irish Times “Grossman’s latest offering is a short, shocking masterpiece in which absurdity and humour are used to probe the darkest corners of the human condition.

      A Horse Walks into a Bar Book Discussion. A Horse Walks into a Bar (Hardcover) by. David Grossman. Topics About This Book Topics That Mention This Book. topics Showing of 8 ManBookering: A Horse Walks Into a Bar by David Grossman: Maxwell: 10 AM see all.   A Horse Walks into a Bar By David Grossman (Translated from the Hebrew by Jessica Cohen) This book slaps you in the face with every page – sometimes quite literally – with its palpable tension and heartbreak. Powerful storytelling and jokes that make you snigger in spite of yourself, David Grossman is an artist of.


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A Horse Walks Into a Bar, the Man Booker International Prize Winner, is a stunning account of a middle aged, washed up comedians stand up show, but there is so much more.

Taking place in the Israeli city of Netanya, Dovaleh Greenstein has invited a high school friend from military camp, Avishai Lavar, to watch the performance and then let /5.

Book Review: 'A Horse Walks Into A Bar,' By David Grossman David Grossman's unsettling new novel takes place over the course of a two-hour comedy set, as what seems like just a bad performance.

• A Horse Walks into a Bar is published by Jonathan Cape. To order a copy for £12 (RRP £) go to or call Free UK p&p over £10, online orders only. A Horse Walks into a Bar is unlike anything Grossman has yet done. —Eileen Battersby, The Irish Times “Grossman’s latest offering is a short, shocking masterpiece in which absurdity and humour are used to probe the darkest corners of the human condition/5().

David Grossman’s novel “A Horse Walks Into a Bar,” about a tormented Israeli comedian, is a “magnificently comic A horse walks into a bar book sucker-punch-tragic excursion into brilliance,” Gary Shteyngart writes.

LONDON — “A Horse Walks Into a Bar,” a novel that centers on a stand-up routine that goes off the rails as a comic dredges up ghosts from his past, won the Man Booker International Prize.

A Horse Walks into a Bar: A novel - Kindle edition by Grossman, David, Cohen, Jessica. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets.

Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading A Horse Walks into a Bar: A novel/5(). I have never read a book like this, or even thought that one could exist.

Maybe that’s because Buddy Hackett never wrote his autobiography. From concept to execution (was it imagined whole or did the squeamishly discomfiting tale emerge in waves that startled the author?), in A Horse Walks into a Bar, David Grossman has created a hard, fast, and bumpy.

A Horse Walks Into a Bar, an opening line to many a haggard joke, is not necessarily what one would expect as the title of a new David Grossman here we are, at the tale’s beginning, inside a comedy club in south Netanya on Israel’s coastal plain as a ‘short, slight, bespectacled man’ is thrust onto the stage ‘from a side door as if he’d been kicked through it’.

About A Horse Walks Into a Bar. WINNER OF THE MAN BOOKER INTERNATIONAL PRIZE In a dive bar in a small Israeli city, Dov Greenstein, a comedian a bit past his prime, takes the stage for his final show.

Over the course of a single evening, Dov’s patter becomes a kind of memoir, taking us back into the terrors of his childhood.

Review: A Horse Walks Into A Bar Standing up and falling down David Grossman: his extraordinary protagonist's 'excruciating honesty' throws down a challenge to the readerAuthor: Stoddard Martin.

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Over the course of one night, A Horse Walks Into a Bar follows Dovaleh Greenstein's stand-up performance at a small dive in Netanya. The book is not divided into chapters, but rather is one long passage that mirrors the long and often painful endurance required to sit through the comedian's performance.

A Horse Walks Into a Bar by David Grossman. Harvey Roy Greenberg, MD; Septem Volume: Issue: 9. Film And Book Reviews; GreenbergOnTheArts. The noted Israeli author David Grossman’s latest book is set in a s second-string comedy club. The audience is a cross-section of the country’s society: off-duty soldiers, local kids Author: Harvey Roy Greenberg.

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Thank you for your patience. Book Annex Membership Educators Gift Cards Stores & Events Help The New York Times Book Review/5(3). A Horse Walks into a Bar is a poignant examination of the human condition presented with greater concision and faster pacing than Grossman’s earlier work.

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A Horse Walks Into a Bar. A Horse Walks Into a Bar. David Grossman. Translated by Jessica Cohen. Published by Jonathan Cape The setting is a comedy club in a small Israeli town. An audience that has come expecting an evening of amusement instead sees a comedian falling apart on stage; an act of disintegration, a man crumbling before their eyes.

David Grossman, Jerusalem, 1. David Grossman’s A Horse Walks into a Bar is not funny; in fact it might be one of the least funny novels I have ever read. True, it is about an aging Israeli stand-up comedian, Dov (aka Dovaleh) Greenstein, and in the course of chronicling his performance one night at a seedy comedy club in a small town in Israel, Grossman.

A Horse Walks into a Bar shines a spotlight on the effects of grief, without any hint of sentimentality. The central character is challenging and flawed, but completely compelling. We were bowled over by Grossman’s willingness to take emotional as well as stylistic risks: every sentence counts, every word matters in this supreme example of /5().

A Horse Walks Into a Bar was named the winner of the Man Booker International Prize. The full shortlist of six titles can be found here, but in this series of articles we will look at each title in detail. A Horse Walks Into a Bar. The setting is a comedy club in a small Israeli town.A Horse Walks into a Bar David Grossman, trans.

from the Hebrew by Jessica Cohen. Knopf, $ (p) ISBN Buy this book Grossman (To the End. “Put your hands together for death!” implores Dov Greenstein, a.k.a.

Dovaleh G, the nightclub comic at the center of David Grossman’s surprising new novel, as he corners the audience at an.