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The Horse's Mouth (New York Review Books Classics)
The Horse's Mouth - New York Review Books Classics
Author: Joyce Cary
The Horse's Mouth, the third and most celebrated volume of Joyce Cary's First Trilogy, is perhaps the finest novel ever written about an artist. Its painter hero, the charming and larcenous Gulley Jimson, has an insatiable genius for creation and a no less remarkable appetite for destruction. Is he a great artist? a has-been? or an exhausted, dr...  more »
ISBN-13: 9780940322196
ISBN-10: 0940322196
Publication Date: 10/31/1999
Pages: 412
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Publisher: New York Review of Books
Book Type: Paperback
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Brilliant modern comedic novel about a hapless, down-on-his-luck artist. In an odd way, this novel may cause you to consider the true meaning of "art" and what it means to you. If you enjoy the following description of the novel's lawyer: "...so eaten up with lawfulness and rage, ready to bite himself for being so respectable," then consider reading this book. You probably won't be disappointed.
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