By Sebastian Faulks

ISBN-10: 1407065491

ISBN-13: 9781407065496

The occasions of Pietro Russell's lifestyles are instructed in 26 chapters. From A-Z every one bankruptcy is decided in a special position and divulges a fraction of his tale. As his thoughts flicker backward and forward via time in his look for a solution to the conflicts of his existence, his tale steadily unfolds. . .

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Another coincidence: While working on this essay, I found a thirteenth printing of The Stranger in my girlfriend’s parents’ bookshelves at their house in Connecticut. 95, but that was the only discrepancy. The cover and fine translation were the same. At Sarah’s parents’ kitchen table I set down my sand- and war-battered copy next to this newer volume and checked the pagination of the sexy paragraph break above. In both versions it appeared on pages 20 and 21. Yet the two books could not be more different.

When I asked about his old one—the one I grew up with, in which he’d written all his life—nobody could find it. “I think he gave it to Susan years ago,” one of my father’s friends told me. Meaning the girlfriend. - 38 - 0306819216-Manning_Layout 1 8/10/10 3:57 PM Page 39 The Bible I registered the news with more shock than I would have ever guessed, and more than that, a terrible and crushing sense of loss. All my life my father had urged me to read the Bible. Knowing I had never done this, he had quoted from it as liberally as a lawyer might invoke the constitution.

When he comes back with a jug-bottle of red wine and a copy of Naked Lunch, the Evergreen Black Cat first paperback edition published in 1966, the guys ooh and ahh. The cover, which I imagine was once white, appears slightly jaundiced. The lurid red and violet type—two colors that have no business fraternizing—seems to pulsate. Inside, the pages are browning at the edges like the book has a disease, the kind no cream can cure. It was sinister looking. ” I hadn’t read Mailer yet either, but I knew he’d stabbed his wife.

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