Rancid Pansies

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Product Details

Price
$15.95  $14.67
Publisher
Europa Editions
Publish Date
November 01, 2008
Pages
288
Dimensions
5.3 X 1.1 X 8.2 inches | 0.7 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9781933372624
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About the Author

James Hamilton-Paterson lives and works in Italy. He is the author of several novels, including Loving Monsters and Gerontius, winner of the Whitbread Best First Novel Award in 1989, a collection of essays dedicated to the lost grandeur of the sea entitled Seven-Tenths, and several non-fiction books including America's Boy, a study of Ferdinand Marcos and the Philippines. He is also the author of two books of poetry and a regular contributor to Granta.

Reviews

aImagine a British John Waters crossed with David Sedaris.a
a"The New York Times Book Review"
a["Cooking with Fernet Branca"] is one of the best books Iave read for a long time.a
a"The Wall Street Journal"
aProvokes the sort of indecorous involuntary laughter that has more in common with sneezing than chuckling.a
a"The New York Times"
aHamilton-Paterson quickly seduces the reader with perfectly captured tone and timing.a
a"The New Yorker"
aHamilton-Paterson, one of our finest prose stylists, is a national treasure; and Amazing Disgrace is a gorgeous plum pudding of a novel.a
a"The Spectator"
aThere is so much pleasure to be had along the way from Hamilton-Patersonas delight in language and wicked way with unreliable narrators.a
a"Times Literary Supplement"
Imagine a British John Waters crossed with David Sedaris.
"The New York Times Book Review"
["Cooking with Fernet Branca"] is one of the best books I ve read for a long time.
"The Wall Street Journal"
Provokes the sort of indecorous involuntary laughter that has more in common with sneezing than chuckling.
"The New York Times"
Hamilton-Paterson quickly seduces the reader with perfectly captured tone and timing.
"The New Yorker"
Hamilton-Paterson, one of our finest prose stylists, is a national treasure; and Amazing Disgrace is a gorgeous plum pudding of a novel.
"The Spectator"
There is so much pleasure to be had along the way from Hamilton-Paterson s delight in language and wicked way with unreliable narrators.
"Times Literary Supplement"
?Imagine a British John Waters crossed with David Sedaris.?
?"The New York Times Book Review"

?["Cooking with Fernet Branca"] is one of the best books I?ve read for a long time.?
?"The Wall Street Journal"

?Provokes the sort of indecorous involuntary laughter that has more in common with sneezing than chuckling.?
?"The New York Times"

?Hamilton-Paterson quickly seduces the reader with perfectly captured tone and timing.?
?"The New Yorker"

?Hamilton-Paterson, one of our finest prose stylists, is a national treasure; and Amazing Disgrace is a gorgeous plum pudding of a novel.?
?"The Spectator"

?There is so much pleasure to be had along the way from Hamilton-Paterson's delight in language and wicked way with unreliable narrators.?
?"Times Literary Supplement"