The Defector

By Monika Maron

Translated from German by David Newton Marinelli

In this important novel originally written for the desk drawer in East Germany during the closing days of communism, Rosa Polkowski makes her first appearance as the archetype of the non-conforming woman in a paralyzed and failing East German state (see also Silent Close No. 6).

" Daring and inventive" Belles Lettres
"Irreverent throughout"Christian Science Monitor

The Defector

ISBN 0-930523-41-5 Pbk US $8.95 /UK 4.95


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