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Swallowing mercury, Wioletta Greg ; translated from the Polish by Eliza Marciniak

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Swallowing mercury, Wioletta Greg ; translated from the Polish by Eliza Marciniak
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eng
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Main title
Swallowing mercury
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1003153772
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Wioletta Greg ; translated from the Polish by Eliza Marciniak
Summary
While political change hums in the background, Wiola looks back on her youth in a close-knit agricultural community in 1980s Poland: the superstitions of the village women, rumored visits from the Pope, and the locked room in the dressmaker's house
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The fairground girl -- The Jesus raffle -- Little table, set thyself! -- Waiting for the popemobile -- The little paint girl -- A picture pays a visit -- Whitsunday -- An Easter pasha -- Spiders from Jerusalem -- Waves -- Gienek the combine driver -- Pierced lids -- The dressmaker's secret -- Strawberry -- The woman with a dog -- Sour cherries -- The phillumenist -- Dolce vita -- Masters of scrap -- The return of Zorro -- The belated feeding of bees -- Unripe -- Neon over the Jupiter
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