In a dull edifice in London lurk some sad souls devoted to the study of art history. Hampered in this endeavour by an evil librarian, limited job opportunities, outside pressures, their own indifference to art, and an inadequate cafeteria, teachers and students battle on as best they can.
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'Ellmann is an expert juggler with words. Her satire is deft, sophisticated and enchantingly surreal' -- Sunday Telegraph
'Funny and furious ... her merry little novel is a vehicle for disgust. Ellmann is clever, and very angry' -- The Times
'Reading Ellmann is like finding bits of broken glass in your lollipop' -- Evening Standard
'This is a novel like nothing else, an irresisible cocktail of satire, slapstick and tenderness' -- Cosmopolitan
Lucy Ellmann's other novels are SWEET DESSERTS, which won the 1988 GUARDIAN Fiction Prize, MAN OR MANGO? and DOT IN THE UNIVERSE.
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Book Description PENGUIN BOOKS LTD, 1992. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0140156240