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The quantity theory of insanity : together with five supporting propositions

Author: Will Self
Publisher: New York : Vintage Books, 1996.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st Vintage International edView all editions and formats
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In this collection of stories, the author poses such questions as: "What if there is only a limited amount of sanity in the world and the real reason people go mad is because somebody has to?" "What if the afterlife is nothing more than a London suburb, where the dead get new flats, new jobs, and their own telephone directory?"--Cover.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Will Self
ISBN: 0679750940 9780679750949
OCLC Number: 33358950
Description: 211 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Contents: The North London book of the dead --
Ward 9 --
Understanding the Ur-Bororo --
The quantity theory of insanity --
Mono-cellular --
Waiting.
Responsibility: Will Self.
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In this collection of stories, the author poses such questions as: "What if there is only a limited amount of sanity in the world and the real reason people go mad is because somebody has to?" "What if the afterlife is nothing more than a London suburb, where the dead get new flats, new jobs, and their own telephone directory?"--Cover.

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