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By Wiesław Myśliwski

Our hero and narrator is the getting older caretaker of cottages at a summer season lodge. A mysterious customer evokes him to proportion the tale of his lengthy existence: we witness a cheerful early life lower brief via the warfare, his hiding from the Nazis buried in a heap of potatoes, his plodding makes an attempt to play the saxophone, the brutal homicide of his relations, loves misplaced yet remembered, and footloose travels in another country. instructed within the demeanour of associates and buddies swapping tales over the mundane job of shelling beans—in the grand oral culture of Myśliwski’s celebrated Stone Upon Stone—each anecdote, lived event, and reminiscence accrues cross-stitched layers of which means. via turns hilarious and poignant, A Treatise on Shelling Beans is an epic recounting of a lifestyles that, whereas common, is whatever yet usual.

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