A Confederacy of Dunces
Auteur : john KENNEDY TOOLE
Editeur : PENGUIN
Collection : Penguin Clothbound Classics
Langue : AnglaisDate parution : 12/2017
One of the BBC's '100 Novels That Shaped Our World''My favourite book of all time... it stays with you long after you have read it - for your whole life, in fact' Billy ConnollyA monument to sloth, rant and contempt, a behemoth of fat, flatulence and furious suspicion of anything modern - this is Ignatius J. Reilly of New Orleans, noble crusader against a world of dunces.
The ordinary folk of New Orleans seem to think he is unhinged. Ignatius ignores them, heaving his vast bulk through the city's fleshpots in a noble crusade against vice, modernity and ignorance. But his momma has a nasty surprise in store for him: Ignatius must get a job.
Undaunted, he uses his new-found employment to further his mission - and now he has a pirate costume and a hot-dog cart to do it with...This stunning clothbound edition of John Kennedy Toole's savagely funny, satirical masterpiece is designed by the acclaimed Coralie-Bickford Smith.'A pungent work of slapstick, satire and intellectual incongruities ...
it is nothing less than a grand comic fugue'The New York Times
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Nbr de pages : 352
Poids : 478 gr
ISBN 10 : 024128466x
ISBN 13 : 9780241284667