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 & 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 & 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
Book Description Faber & Faber, 1995. Soft cover. Book Condition: Near Fine. No Jacket. 1st Edition. author's signature obtained in person by bookseller; author also wrote date beneath his signature; first British edition; book has a small nick on bottom front cover and some wrinkles; a few pages have folds; edges and cover have some smudges; book is fully intact, in very good shape for its age and printing quality and rare with signature; uniquely clever and touching novel; Signed by Author(s). Bookseller Inventory # 1552