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Engleby (Signed First Edition)

Sabastian Faulks

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ISBN 10: 0091794501 / ISBN 13: 9780091794507
Published by Hutchinson, 2007
New Condition: New Hardcover
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LONDON: Hutchinson (2007). First edition. First printing. Hardbound. New/New. A pristine unread copy. Smoke-free shop. Shipped in well padded box. This book has no defects (no bruises, clips, marks, etc.). Comes with mylar dust jacket protector. Purchased new and never opened, except for signing. SIGNED BY AUTHOR on title page. 0.0. Bookseller Inventory # 02-2013-11

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Title: Engleby (Signed First Edition)

Publisher: Hutchinson

Publication Date: 2007

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:New

Dust Jacket Condition: New

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: 1st Edition....

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Synopsis:

Sebastian Faulks’s new novel is a bolt from the blue: contemporary, demotic, angry, heart-wrenching, and funny, in the deepest shade of black.

Mike Engleby says things that others dare not even think. A man devoid of scruple or self-pity, he rises without trace in Thatcher’s England and scorches through the blandscape of New Labour.

In the course of his brief, incandescent career, he and the reader encounter many famous people — actors, writers, politicians, household names — but by far the most memorable is Engleby himself.

Sebastian Faulks’s new novel can be read as a lament for a generation and the country it failed. It is also a meditation on the limits of science, the curse of human consciousness and on the lyrics of 1970s’ rock music. And beneath this highly disturbing surface lies an unfolding mystery of gripping narrative power. For when one of Mike’s contemporaries unaccountably disappears, the reader has to ask: is even the shameless Engleby capable of telling the whole truth?

About the Author:

Sebastian Faulks is the author of seven previous novels, including Birdsong (1993), The Girl at the Lion d’Or (1989), Charlotte Gray (1998), On Green Dolphin Street (2001) and Human Traces (2005). He is also the author of a biographical study, The Fatal Englishman (1996).

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