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A confederacy of dunces

Author: John Kennedy Toole
Publisher: London : Penguin Books, 2000.
Series: Penguin classics.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A monument to sloth, rant and contempt, a behemoth of fat, flatulence and furious suspicion of anything modern - this is Ignatius J. Reilly of New Orleans, noble crusader against a world of dunces. In magnificent revolt against the twentieth century, Ignatius propels his monstrous bulk among the flesh-pots of a fallen city, filling his Big Chief tablets with invective, until his maroon-haired mother decrees that  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Kennedy Toole
ISBN: 0141182865 9780141182865
OCLC Number: 850956108
Description: 338 pages ; 20 cm.
Series Title: Penguin classics.
Responsibility: John Kennedy Toole.

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A monument to sloth, rant and contempt, a behemoth of fat, flatulence and furious suspicion of anything modern - this is Ignatius J. Reilly of New Orleans, noble crusader against a world of dunces. In magnificent revolt against the twentieth century, Ignatius propels his monstrous bulk among the flesh-pots of a fallen city, filling his Big Chief tablets with invective, until his maroon-haired mother decrees that Ignatius must go to work.

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