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Stanley and the Women

Amis, Kingsley

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ISBN 10: 0091562406 / ISBN 13: 9780091562403
Published by Arrow Books, Limited, London, United Kingdom, 1986
Used Condition: Fine Hard Cover
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A Fine/Near Fine unread copy protected by Brodart Archival cover. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 000330

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Title: Stanley and the Women

Publisher: Arrow Books, Limited, London, United Kingdom

Publication Date: 1986

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition:Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine

Edition: First Edition.

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Synopsis:

The hero of Kingsley Amis's comedy is Stanley Duke. Attractive, prosperous and happily remarried, Stanley leads a life that is positively enviable--that is, until it becomes apparent that his teenage son, Steve, is going mad.

It isn't that Steve suddenly tears up a copy of Bellow's HERZOG, or cranks his stereo to ear-shattering levels...that's normal. It's his pursuit by cosmic forces that concerns his father. Stanley's confrontation with his son's madness give Amis the opportunity to pull off a comic masterpiece.

"Tough, funny, tender and provoking. One of his fiercest and best." (Punch)

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