The Angel And The Cuckoo

by Gerald Kersh

The Angel And The Cuckoo

  • ISBN-13: 9780956815507
  • Author(s): Gerald Kersh
  • Subject: Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)|modern fiction
  • Publisher: London Books
  • Imprint: London Books
  • Publication Date: 15-09-2011
  • Format: h/b

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£11.99
Paul Auster, Ian McEwan and Don DeLillo all know that the city is a place of absurdity, and each of them have played with the form of their novels to accentuate and clarify the absurdities that city-dwellers face on a daily basis. Yet before any of them had their first novel published Gerald Kersh had written his last masterpiece The Angel And The Cuckoo. This is a novel of London that cuts back and forth in time through the Depression years between the two World Wars, following artists, criminals, lovers, singers and con-men as they each follow their singular obsessions.
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Paul Auster, Ian McEwan and Don DeLillo all know that the city is a place of absurdity, and each of them have played with the form of their novels to accentuate and clarify the absurdities that city-dwellers face on a daily basis. Yet before any of them had their first novel published Gerald Kersh had written his last masterpiece The Angel And The Cuckoo. This is a novel of London that cuts back and forth in time through the Depression years between the two World Wars, following artists, criminals, lovers, singers and con-men as they each follow their singular obsessions.

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