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The Paper Men

WILLIAM GOLDING

Published by Farrar, Straus and Giroux December 1984, 1984
ISBN 10: 0374526397 / ISBN 13: 9780374526399
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Title: The Paper Men

Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux December 1984

Publication Date: 1984

Binding: Paper Back

Book Condition: Fine (F)

Dust Jacket Condition: As New

Edition: First Edition.

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Near Fine with near fine dust Jacket. Bookseller Inventory # 20080602100860

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With an introduction by Andrew Martin

Fame, success, fortune, a drink problem slipping over the edge into alcoholism, a dead marriage, the incurable itches of middle-aged lust. For Wilfred Barclay, novelist, the final unbearable irritation is Professor Rick L. Tucker, implacable in his determination to become The Barclay Man. Locked in a lethal relationship they stumble across Europe, shedding wives, self-respect and illusions. The climax of their odyssey, when it comes, is as inevitable as it is unexpected.

'Rich as a compost heap ... It moves you and at times it can shake you.' Melvyn Bragg

'A complex literary comedy from an extraordinarily powerful writer, which holds us right through to the end.' Malcolm Bradbury

Product Description: Fame, success, fortune, a drink problem slipping over the edge into alcoholism, a dead marriage, the incurable itches of middle-aged lust. For Wilfred Barclay, novelist, the final unbearable irritation is Professor Rick L. Tucker, implacable in his determination to become The Barclay Man. Locked in a lethal relationship they stumble across Europe, shedding wives, self-respect and illusions. The climax of their odyssey, when it comes, is as inevitable as it is unexpected.

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