By: Carey, Peter
New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 2003
Edition: First American Edition
Seller ID: 10619
Condition: Fine in Near Fine dj
[nice tight unread copy, no discernible wear; jacket shows just a trace of surface wear and a teensy-tiny bit of wrinkling at bottom edge of rear panel (many would call it Fine, but I'm a bit Finicky)]. In this "audacious novel," Sarah Wode-Douglass, editor of a London poetry magazine accompanies a famous (and infamous) novelist to Kuala Lumpur, where they encounter a destitute Australian who had perpetrated a ruinous literary hoax decades earlier. The Australian's account of his own literary folly -- "marked by kidnapping, exile, and death -- a relentless saga that reaches from ... View More...