"Fine, sly, rich comedy. . . "―The New York Times Book ReviewDr. Edwin Spindrift has been sent home from Burma with a brain tumor. Closer to words than to people, his sense of reality is further altered by his condition. When he escapes from the hospital the night before his surgery, things and people he hardly knew existed outside of his dictionaries swoop down on him as he careens through adventures in nighttime London.
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Anthony Burgess (1917–1993) is the author of many works, including A Clockwork Orange, The Wanting Seed, Nothing Like the Sun, Honey for the Bears, The Long Day Wanes, The Doctor Is Sick, and ReJoyce.Review:
Fine, sly, rich comedy. -- New York Times Book Review
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Book Description Penguin Books, 1972. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M0140034404