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Madame du Deffand and the Idiots (Mini Modern Classics)

Madame du Deffand and the Idiots (Mini Modern Classics)

Author: Javier Marias
Series: Penguin Modern
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'She was bored and fought against her boredom, which only bored her still more.'Five sparkling, irreverent brief portraits of famous literary figures (including libertines, eccentrics and rogues) from Spain's greatest living writer.Penguin Modern: fifty new books celebrating the pioneering spirit of the iconic Penguin Modern Classics series, with each one offering a concentrated hit of its contemporary, international flavour. Here are authors ranging from Kathy Acker to James Baldwin, Truman Capote to Stanislaw Lem and George Orwell to Stevie Smith; essays radical and inspiring; poems moving and disturbing; stories surreal and fabulous; taking us from the deep South to modern Japan, New York's underground scene to the farthest reaches of outerspace.
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General Fields

  • : 9780241339480
  • : Penguin Books Ltd
  • : Penguin Classics
  • : February 2018
  • : 161mm X 111mm
  • : February 2018
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Javier Marias
  • : Paperback
  • : 64