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Doctor Rat

Kotzwinkle, William

ISBN 10: 0394400801 / ISBN 13: 9780394400808
Published by Alfred A. Knopf, Westminister, Maryland, U.S.A., 1976
Condition: Fine Hardcover
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0394400801 This hardcover book is square, and tight. The boards, endpages, spine, and gilt/lettering are all pristine. The pages are clean, having no marks or folds. The dustjacket is bright with light shelf wear and a split at the fore-edge. Brodart protected. Original price intact. No remainder mark. Not ex-lib. Bookseller Inventory # 000611

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Bibliographic Details

Title: Doctor Rat

Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf, Westminister, Maryland, U.S.A.

Publication Date: 1976

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good

Edition: First Edition.

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Synopsis:

As the grant-supported, knowledgeable survivor of the most refined scientific experiments, Doctor Rat, Ph.D., dedicates himself to defending mankind against the worldwide rebellions, uprisings, and insurgencies of his fellow animals.

From the Publisher:

Marlowe is privileged to reintroduce William Kotzwinkle!

About the author...FROM RICHARD BAUSCH: "I think William Kotzwinkle is our Boccaccio--there isn't anyone funnier, smarter, or more inventive."

FROM KURT VONNEGUT: "Kotzwinkle is one of the few American writers in complete control of his material."

About Dr. Rat, FROM NEW MUSICAL EXPRESS: "A clout from the pen of a modern zen master of the literary world."

FROM THE NEW SCIENTIST: "A Comic Triumph...Doctor Rat is thoroughly anthropomorphic, very funny, and not lacking in the bite of truth essential to good satire."

FROM THE LONDOM TIMES: "Doctor Rat is Weird and Wonderful...A fantastic and ferocious Animal Factory Farm, an anthropomorphic, sentimental, and splendidly nutty Magnificat with echoes of Blake."

FROM THE GUARDIAN: "A very disturbing book...the Anti-Vivisection Society should consider distributing free copies."

FROM THE LISTENER: "A faint but authentic Blakeian echo in Mr. Kotzwinkle's rage, gives the book the voltage necessary to bypass insulating ideas and strike right into the emotions. If it is not a criticism of life, it is certainly a savage review of it."

FROM PLAYBOY: "Disney isn't going to pick it up for a feature length cartoon."

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