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A nail merchant at nightfall

Waltari, Mika

A nail merchant at nightfall

a novel.

by Waltari, Mika

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Published by Putnam in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementTranslated by Alan Beesley. Illustrated by Roland Pym.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ3.W16986 Nai
The Physical Object
Pagination176 p.
Number of Pages176
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6172031M
LC Control Number55001451
OCLC/WorldCa1488224

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A Nail Merchant at Nightfall Hardcover – January 1, by Mika Waltari (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editionsAuthor: Mika Waltari. He sees himself as a materialist, a nail merchant, who has decided to retire, but whose neglected heart returns to plague him and whose imagination haunts him with the figures of the unborn, in this particular of an aging Egyptian, Sinuhe.

Genre/Form: Novels Fiction: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Waltari, Mika, Nail merchant at nightfall. New York, Putnam [] (OCoLC) A Nail Merchant At Nightfall by Mika Waltari - book cover, description, publication history. A nail merchant at nightfall a novel by Mika Waltari.

Published by Putnam. Written in EnglishPages: A Nail Merchant at Nightfall is a meta novel, which is thought to tell the autobiographical story of Mika Waltari completing his magnum opus, The Egyptian.

Depicting the different, and often conflicting, sides of the creative process, the novel follows Sinuhe during the summer he decides to leave his heart in a drawer and head off to his summer cottage in order to fully concentrate on his writing.

A Cry for Compassion; A NAIL MERCHANT AT NIGHTFALL By Mika Waltari. Translated from the Finnish by Alan Beesley. Illustrated by Roland Pym. New York: G. Putnam's Sons. A nail merchant at nightfall: A novel Unknown Binding – 1 Jan. by Mika Waltari (Author)5/5(1).

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Neljä päivänlaskua, A Nail Merchant at Nightfall, is a short ‘novel about a novel’ which is also connected with his historical fiction ().

It deals with the period when Waltari was writing The Egyptian, his creative crisis and depression over the imminent completion of a new work. Welcome to Nightfall Books. Our focus is on speculative fiction, with an emphasis on supernatural and weird tales. Shop in our online store for collectible limited edition titles from the best genre specialty publishers.

We feature a fine selection of rare and sought after limited hardcover editions, vintage paperbacks, vintage periodicals Missing: nail merchant. A merchant had done good business at the fair; he had sold his wares, and lined his money-bags with gold and silver.

Then he wanted to travel homewards, and be in his own house before nightfall. So he packed his trunk with the money on his horse, and rode away.

At noon he rested in. The Nail. This tale is rather short, so you’re getting the whole thing. A merchant had done well at the fair.

He had sold all his wares, and filled his moneybag with gold and silver. He now wanted to make his way toward home, and to be in his own house before nightfall.

So he loaded his duffel bag with the money onto his horse, and rode away. The rendering of the Finnish agent participle in the English translations of three novels by Mika Waltari: The Tongue of Fire, A Nail Merchant at Nightfall and A Stranger Came to the Farm.

Suomen kielen laitos (opinnäyteviitteet v. While atmospheric and loaded with potential, Nightfall falls short of the mark in terms of scares or general plot cohesion. In plain words, Nightfall is readable, but ultimately a forgettable disappointment of a novel.

Title: Nightfall Author: Jake Halpern & Peter Kujawinski Genre: Horror, Speculative Fiction, Young Adult Publisher: G.P. Putnam Sun’s for Young Readers Publication Date: Missing: nail merchant. A Nail Merchant at Nightfall soljuu kuin mikä tahansa teksti. Waltarin suomi on välillä outoa.

Alan Beesley kääntää map-readers, kun Waltari kirjoittaa 'metsänlukijat'. Olen melko varma, että sana tarkoittaa leimakirvestä heiluttavia Gutzeitin miehiä. Ehkei briteillä ollut vastaavia. The Nail Fairy tale by The Brothers Grimm A merchant had done good business at the fair; he had sold his wares, and lined his money-bags with gold and silver.

Then he wanted to travel homewards, and be in his own house before nightfall. Back when David Goodis' noir novel Nightfall was first published, Beat Generation critic Seymour Krim wrote as part of his book review for the New York Times: "There is much Freud in the air, much Faulkner in the sentence, much Hemingway in the any way you slice it, it's the old chase again." And what a chase we have!

Goodis serves up big, strong James Vanning as the ultimate /5().• The Parody of Literature Reseach. Mika Waltari’s "A Nail Merchant at Nightfall" as a Metafictional Novel • Also published as a shorter article on Sanelma, the Year Book of Finnish Literature no.

Ed. Sari Miettinen. University of : Managing Director at Western .I found the book just got more boring (if possible) with every page I read. The only reason I finished this book is because it was a book club selection for January; fortunately, at about pages the book was a short read. Only one person in our book club enjoyed the book /5(54).