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The Paper Men

Golding, William

Published by Farrar, Straus, Giroux, New York, 1984
ISBN 10: 0374229805 / ISBN 13: 9780374229801
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Title: The Paper Men

Publisher: Farrar, Straus, Giroux, New York

Publication Date: 1984

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Fine

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

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In a clear protective Brodart mylar cover. The winner of the Nobel Prize for literature ansd author of Lord of the Flies returns with this novel of the test of wills of two men, one an English novelist sliding into alcoholism and middle-aged lust, the other the man who wants to be the authority on the author and his work. A touch of runbbing to flaps. Bookseller Inventory # 1001008

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Synopsis: English novelist Wilfred Barclay, who has known fame, success, and fortune, is in crisis. He faces a drinking problem slipping over the borderline into alcoholism, a dead marriage, and the incurable itch of middle age lust. But the final, unbearable irritation is American Professor of English Literature Rick L. Tucker, who is implacable in his determinition to become The Barclay Man: authorized biographer, editor of the posthumous papers and the recognized authority.

Product Description: Fame, success, fortune, a drink problem slipping over the edge into alcoholism, a dead marriage, the incurable itches of middle-aged lust. For Wilfred Barclay, novelist, the final unbearable irritation is Professor Rick L. Tucker, implacable in his determination to become The Barclay Man. Locked in a lethal relationship they stumble across Europe, shedding wives, self-respect and illusions. The climax of their odyssey, when it comes, is as inevitable as it is unexpected.

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