Fiction Will Self My Idea of Fun

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My Idea of Fun

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Ian Wharton is a rather sad, lonely boy, growing up in a small town in Sussex, dominated by his over-sexual mother. He becomes the familiar of Samuel Northcliffe, a ridiculously obese caravan dweller and neighbour who intimidates and enchants Ian into a Faustian pact.

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‘No one else I can think of writes about contemporary Britain with such elan, energy and witty intelligence. Rejoice’ -- Nicholas Lezard, Guardian

‘This is a brilliant first novel, obscene, funny, opulently written, and, of course, agonisingly moral’ -- Observer

‘Vastly entertaining’ -- The Times

‘Written with diabolical gusto and skill’ -- Evening Standard

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'This is a brilliant first novel, obscene, funny, opulently written, and, of course, agonisingly moral' ( Observer)

'No one else I can think of writes about contemporary Britain with such elan, energy and witty intelligence. Rejoice' ( Nicholas Lezard, Guardian)

'Written with diabolical gusto and skill' ( Evening Standard)

'Vastly entertaining' ( The Times)

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Self, Will
Published by 1994-06-10. (1994)
ISBN 10: 0140234004 ISBN 13: 9780140234008
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Book Description 1994-06-10., 1994. Book Condition: New. Penguin Books Ltd. New edition. Paperback. Book: GOOD. 320pp. . Bookseller Inventory # NF-1747877

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