First published in Great Britain in 2022 by Carcanet Alliance House, 30 Cross Street Manchester, m2 7aq Editorial material copyright © Patrick Worsnip 2022 Translation copyright © Patrick Worsnip 2022 The right of Patrick Worsnip to be identified as the translator of this work has been asserted in accordance with the Copyright, Designs and Patents Act of 1988; all rights reserved. A CIP catalogue record for this book is available from the British Library. isbn 978 1 80017 193 0 Book design by Andrew Latimer Printed in Great Britain by SRP Ltd, Exeter, Devon

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