Title: The Paper Men
Publisher: Farrar, Straus, Giroux, New York
Publication Date: 1984
Binding: Hard Cover
Book Condition: Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: Fine
Edition: First Edition, First Printing
In a clear protective Brodart mylar cover. The winner of the Nobel Prize for literature ansd author of Lord of the Flies returns with this novel of the test of wills of two men, one an English novelist sliding into alcoholism and middle-aged lust, the other the man who wants to be the authority on the author and his work. A touch of runbbing to flaps. Bookseller Inventory # 1001008
English novelist Wilfred Barclay, who has known fame, success, and fortune, is in crisis. He faces a drinking problem slipping over the borderline into alcoholism, a dead marriage, and the incurable itch of middle age lust. But the final, unbearable irritation is American Professor of English Literature Rick L. Tucker, who is implacable in his determinition to become The Barclay Man: authorized biographer, editor of the posthumous papers and the recognized authority.
About the Author:
William Golding (1911?93) was born in Cornwall, England. His first novel, Lord of the Flies, was published in 1954 and became an international bestseller. In 1983, he was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature.
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