An examination of a family subjected to misfortune of absurd but tragic proportions, and of the mechanisms for coping with that misfortune - blind optimism, cynicism, the pretence that things aren't happening and, ultimately, the desire to laugh. By the author of "This is the Life".
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Book Description Faber and Faber, 1995. Book Condition: Very Good. N/A. Ships from the UK. Former Library book. Great condition for a used book! Minimal wear. Bookseller Inventory # GRP71935088
Book Description Faber & Faber, 1995. Paperback. Book Condition: Very Good. All orders are dispatched the following working day from our UK warehouse. Established in 2004, we have over 500,000 books in stock. No quibble refund if not completely satisfied. Bookseller Inventory # mon0001818532
Book Description Faber and Faber, 1995. Soft cover. Book Condition: Good. Edges of the cover are rubbed and several of the corners are creased; there's also a long crease beside the spine. Personally inscribed on the half-title page: "To Amelia[?] - I'm relying on your incomparable promotional [two words illegible] launch this nugget of art into the bestseller list[?]. Love, Joseph Christmas 1998.". Bookseller Inventory # 002199
Book Description Faber, 1995. Paperback. Book Condition: Very Good. Generally a very sound and readable unannotated copy. Dispatched by established Cambridge UK bookseller. Bookseller Inventory # L90508
Book Description Faber & Faber, 1995. Paperback. Book Condition: As New. Published by Faber & Faber in 1995. Paperback, 180 pages. The book is in almost perfect condition. The book may have been read previously and may show slight signs of wear. The book may have been read previously but is in perfect condition, cover, text and pages intact, tidy and clean-NO marks, under-linings, high-lightings or notes.Cover, text and pages tidy and clean-NO marks, under-linings, high-lighting or notes.Slight crease to the tails of spine. Cover slightly scuffed around edges.Internally very good. Text and pages tidy and clean-NO marks, under-linings, high-lightings or notes.Text unmarked. Bookseller Inventory # 17049