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Mammals

Author: Pierre Mérot; Frank Wynne
Publisher: New York : Black Cat ; [Berkeley, Calif.] : Distributed by Publishers Group West, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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"Mammals" is a witty anatomization of modern life. Caustic, comic, and unflinchingly honest, "Mammals" is a cruel but beautiful tale of love, solitude, alcoholism, family, and unemployment. This fictional memoir of a glorious loser recounts the life of the Uncle, an unhappy Parisian bachelor whose only true loves were a Polish girl and a divorcee.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Pierre Mérot; Frank Wynne
ISBN: 0802170196 9780802170194
OCLC Number: 123244553
Description: 198 pages ; 21 cm
Other Titles: Mammifères.
Responsibility: Pierre Mérot ; translated from the French by Frank Wynne.

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"Mammals" is a witty anatomization of modern life. Caustic, comic, and unflinchingly honest, "Mammals" is a cruel but beautiful tale of love, solitude, alcoholism, family, and unemployment. This fictional memoir of a glorious loser recounts the life of the Uncle, an unhappy Parisian bachelor whose only true loves were a Polish girl and a divorcee.

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"An audacious burlesque ... Merot is a fine writer, brilliant, witty and with an unusual sense of mercy for the least fortunate in the urban fauna. ... Mammals is an exceptional novel, of many bars, Read more...

 
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