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Two Novels: The Flower Beneath the Foot & Prancing Nigger
Two Novels The Flower Beneath the Foot Prancing Nigger Author:Ronald Firbank With this paperback appearance of two of Ronald Firbank's best novels, an ever-growing audience will surely discover with delight these outrageous (yet shrewdly satirical) fantasies by the English writer (who died in 1926) who converted eccentricity into genious. Edmund Wilson has called Firbank "one of the finest English writers of his period ... more »and one of those most likely to become a classic".
The Flower Beneath the Court is set at the court of King Willie, Her Dreaminess the Queen and His Weariness the Heir Presumptive..
In Prancing Nigger, Mr. and Mrs. Ahamadou Mouth journey to Cuna-Cuna, capital of a Caribbean isle, to taste the refinements of urbanization...« less