The Boy Who Stole Attila’s Horse

by Iván Repila

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A brave, original allegory of our modern world

‘It looks impossible to get out,’ he says. And also: ‘But we’ll get out.’

Two brothers, Big and Small, are trapped at the bottom of a well. They have no food and little chance of rescue. Only the tempting spectre of insanity offers a way out. As Small’s wits fail, Big formulates a desperate plan.

With the authority of the darkest fables, and the horrifying inevitability of all-too-real life, Repila’s unique allegory explores the depths of human desperation and, ultimately, our almost unending capacity for hope.

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Weight 0.3 kg

Translated by Sophie Hughes

Pushkin Collection

ISBN:9781782271017

Genre:Fiction

Format:Paperback

Pages:112

Published:26-03-2015