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A box of matches : a novel

Author: Nicholson Baker
Publisher: London : Chatto & Windus, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Both funny and serious, this novel recounts what is really going on in the head of domesticated mid-life man. As he gets up earlier and earlier each day, he rummages through the thoughts which crowd  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Psychological fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Nicholson Baker
ISBN: 0701174021 9780701174026
OCLC Number: 51000448
Description: 178 pages ; 20 cm
Responsibility: Nicholson Baker.

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Baker is possibly at his best when writing about small things, or about details. He is good on sex too, but a box of matches is more his sort of thing. For all of life is here, in a box of matches. Read more...

 
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