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A closed book

Author: Gilbert Adair
Publisher: London : Faber and Faber, 1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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After losing his eyes and the left half of his face in a car accident, a famous author advertises for an assistant to communicate the visual world to him. The amiable John Ryder appears to be the answer to his prayers.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gilbert Adair
ISBN: 0571200818 9780571200818
OCLC Number: 41661966
Description: 258 pages ; 22 cm
Responsibility: Gilbert Adair.

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