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The cry of the sloth

Author: Sam Savage
Publisher: London : Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Andew Whittaker is the editor of a small but beautifully formed literary journal - 'Soap: A Journal of the Arts'. Through this journal, he hopes to fan the flames of literary excellence ... which is not easy when he is beset by debt, a demanding ex-wife, desperate authors, insane tenants and his own crippling lack of perspective. Strapped for cash, he decides to set up a literary festival that will save the ailing  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sam Savage
ISBN: 9780297856498 0297856499
OCLC Number: 373479546
Description: pages cm
Responsibility: Sam Savage.

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"The Cry of the Sloth is the funniest anatomy of literary mediocrity since Max Beerbohm's Enoch Soames" -- John Sutherland THE TIMES "most of the novel consists of Whittakers hilarious rejection Read more...

 
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