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By Dino Buzzati, Stuart C. Hood

Usually likened to Kafka's The citadel, The Tartar Steppe is either a scathing critique of army lifestyles and a meditation at the human thirst for glory. It tells of younger Giovanni Drogo, who's published to a far off citadel overlooking the large Tartar steppe. even though no longer meaning to remain, Giovanni unexpectedly reveals that years have handed, as, virtually with no his noticing, he has come to percentage the others' look forward to a overseas invasion that by no means occurs. over the years the fortress is downgraded and Giovanni's targets fade till the day the enemy starts massing at the desolate steppe...

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