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The parrots

Author: Filippo Bologna; Howard Curtis
Publisher: London : Pushkin Press, 2014. ©2013
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A searing satire of the literary world. Three men are preparing to do battle. Their goal is a prestigious literary prize. And each man will do anything to win it. For the young Beginner, loved by critics more than readers, it means fame. For The Master, old, exhausted, preoccupied with his prostate, it means money. And for The Writer-successful, vain and in his prime-it is a matter of life and death. As the rivals  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Satire
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Filippo Bologna; Howard Curtis
ISBN: 9781782270393 1782270396
OCLC Number: 872720639
Description: 276 pages ; 20 cm
Other Titles: Pappagalli.
Responsibility: Filippo Bologna ; translated from the Italian by Howard Curtis.

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Bologna is a name to watch Guardian This very funny satire about the stuffy little world of literature could be set anywhere... It's a hoot, written with a shrewd eye for the absurdity of certain Read more...

 
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