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Price
$14.95  $13.75
Publisher
Dalkey Archive Press
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Pages
112
Dimensions
5.58 X 8.16 X 0.33 inches | 0.0 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9781564782793
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About the Author

Ann Quin (1936-1973) was one of the great unsung geniuses of 20th century British fiction. After a Catholic education, a brief stint of secretarial work, and a nervous breakdown, she began to write, and fell in with loosely-defined group of experimental English novelists that included B.S. Johnson, Stefan Themerson, and Eva Figes. Between 1964 and her suicide in 1973, Quin wrote four utterly unique novels, any one of which should've secured a lifelong reputation. Her work looks back to Beckett and Robbe-Grillet and forward to Markson, Sorrentino, Acker, and Bola?o. "Berg," her debut novel, was the basis for the 1989 film "Killing Dad."

Reviews

"It will interest fans of avant-garde fiction and students of the aesthetic side of mental illness alike." -- "Booklist"