ABSURDLY LOGICAL,MERCILESSLY REAL,GATHERING ITS OWN TUMULTOUS MOMENTUM FOR THE ULTIMATE BRUSH WITH COMMODITY TRADING JR CAPTURES THE READER IN THE CACOPHONY OF VOICES THAT REVOLES AROUND THIS YOUNG CAPTIVE OF HIS OWN MYTHS. THE DISTURBING CLARITY WITH WHICH THIS FINISHED WRITER CAPTURES THE WAYS IN WHICH WE DEAL,DISSEMBLE,STUMBLE THROUGH OUR WORDS - THROUGH OUR LIVES - WHILE THE REAL PLANS ARE BEING MADE ELSEWHERE MAKES JR THE EXTRAORDI NARY NOVEL THAT IT IS.
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WILLIAM GADDIS (1922-98) was one of the greatest writers in twentieth-century America.He wrote five novels and won two National Book Awards, for JR (1976) and for A Frolic of His Own (1995).His other landmark novels include: The Recognitions (1955) and Carpenter's Gothic (1985).Agape Agape was published by Atlantic in 2002.
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Book Description Jonathan Cape, London, 1976. Hardcover. Book Condition: Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. 1st Uk Edition. 1st UK edition Hardback . Previous owners name on front free end paper. Lightly Penciled notes/marks throughout book ( could easily be rubbed out ). Hinge is cracked for 5cm on top front inside board only .Red Boards with gilt text on spine. ,very light bumping to edges. Top of page block is red with a few water ? marks , the other two sides are a little grubby. Dust jacket VG not price clipped Very light edge wear with a tiny 0.25 cm nick to top of spine. Tried to be as honest as possible in the description. Sounds worse than it really is. Nice looking book. 726 pages . Large book. Bookseller Inventory # DAG150
Book Description Hardback. Book Condition: Fair. A readable copy of the book which may include some defects such as highlighting and notes. Cover and pages may be creased and show discolouration. Bookseller Inventory # GOR008735876
Book Description Jonathan Cape Ltd,uk, 1976. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. 1st Edition. uk1st.edition.1st.printing.vg+ hardback in a vg+ dustwrapper.what appears an unread copy wih some dusty edges.not priceclipped and no inscriptions.a massive book requiring extra postage for non uk address. 64.Language: eng Language: eng 0.0 Language: eng Language: eng. Bookseller Inventory # skjkheelppff