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Politics

Author: Adam Thirlwell
Publisher: London : Jonathan Cape, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Politics tells the story of a father and daughter. It also tells the story of a menage a trois." "Politics explores crucial domestic problems of sexual etiquette. What should the sleeping arrangements be in a menage a trois? Is it polite to read while two people have sex beside you? Is it permissible to be jealous? If you have eczema, may you complain the undinism can be painful?" "Politics is a comedy about  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Humorous fiction
Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Thirlwell, Adam, 1978-
Politics.
London : Jonathan Cape, 2003
(OCoLC)606997804
Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Adam Thirlwell
ISBN: 0224071041 9780224071048
OCLC Number: 52455510
Description: 279 pages ; 21 cm
Responsibility: Adam Thirlwell.
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This debut novel tells two stories with a common theme of kindness. Concerning a father and daughter, it is also a love story - with digressions. Among other things, it is also about being  Read more...

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