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The imperfectionists

Author: Tom Rachman
Publisher: London : Quercus, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The newspaper was founded in Rome in the 1950s, a product of passion and a multi-millionaire's fancy. Over fifty years, its eccentricities earned a place in readers' hearts around the globe. But now, circulation is down, the paper lacks a website, and the future looks bleak. Still, those involved in the publication seem to barely notice. The obituary writer is too busy avoiding work. The editor-in-chief is pondering  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Tom Rachman
ISBN: 9781849160315 1849160317
OCLC Number: 843960741
Awards: Long-listed for Scotiabank Giller Prize 2010.
Description: 355 pages ; 20 cm
Responsibility: Tom Rachman.
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The charming and enthralling story of an idiosyncratic English-language newspaper in Rome and the lives of its staffers as the paper fights for survival in the internet age.  Read more...

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'A precise, playful fiction with a deep but lightly worn intelligence' Times Literary Supplement. Times Literary Supplement 'Rachman is an admirable stylist. Each chapter is so finely wrought that it Read more...

 
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