Beard, Richard Damascus

ISBN 13: 9780006497912

Damascus

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9780006497912: Damascus

The new novel from the author of X 20.

How much can a life change in a day, in the blinding flash of a moment? What can you learn about someone in an instant, in a lifetime? Take a day, any day, and see.

A funny, clever and unusual novel – a love story in which all the events, people and places are taken from the contents of the 1 November 1993 issue of The Times newspaper. Every object, item of clothing, shop, book, colour or weather system in Damascus can be found in the one newspaper, as can the scores in sports events and the occupations of passersby – all brought together by Richard Beard’s crisp and witty storytelling.

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Book Description:

From the reviews of X 20:

‘Elegant, witty and confident’
Observer

‘Beard is as good on the sensuality of smoking as on the philosophy. This is an unusually intelligent, funny and readable first book.’
Sunday Times

‘Beard’s prose is dry, nonchalant and fluent. An accomplished first novel.’
TLS

‘Populated by a cast of well-drawn eccentrics, loaded with encyclopaedic detail on the history and iconography of smoking, this comic novel nevertheless aims at deep seriousness. Beard’s writing can be breathtaking’
Daily Telegraph

About the Author:

Richard Beard was born in 1967. His short stories and literary criticism have been published and broadcast both in France and England. Damascus is his second novel.

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Beard, Richard
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Descrizione libro Flamingo. Paperback. Condizione libro: Brand New. This item is printed on demand. Codice libro della libreria zk0006497918

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Beard, Richard
Editore: Flamingo (1999)
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Descrizione libro Flamingo, 1999. Soft cover. Condizione libro: New. 1st Edition. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. First Thus-First Printing full number line 9-1. It's 2003 and the country is divided evenly for and against the Iraq War. Damascus, a dive bar in San Francisco's Mission District, becomes the unlikely setting for a showdown between the opposing sides. Tensions come to a boil when Owen, the bar's proprietor who has recently taken to wearing a Santa suit full-time, agrees to host the joint's first (and only) art show by Sylvia Suture, an ambitious young artist who longs to take her act to the dramatic precipice of the high-wire by nailing live fish to the walls as a political statement. Damascus is the place where confusion and frustration run out of room to hide. By gracefully tackling such complicated topics as cancer, Iraq, and issues of self-esteem, Joshua Mohr has painted his most accomplished novel yet. Codice libro della libreria 003328

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Beard, Richard
Editore: HarperCollins Publishers Canada, Limited (1999)
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Descrizione libro HarperCollins Publishers Canada, Limited, 1999. Paperback. Condizione libro: New. book. Codice libro della libreria 0006497918

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