The Bonfire of the Vanities

av Tom Wolfe  (häftad, 2010)

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  • Häftad (paperback)
  • Språk: Engelska
  • Antal sidor: 752
  • Utg.datum: 2010-01-07
  • Förlag: Vintage
  • Dimensioner: 192 x 131 x 42 mm
  • Vikt: 491 g
  • Antal komponenter: 1
  • ISBN: 9780099548799

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"If there is a set-book of the Eighties, it is Tom Wolfe's Bonfire of the Vanities. No other novel has achieved such a precise place in the imagination of the reading classes. With his first attempt at fiction Wolfe has become the 'Dickens or Balzac of his age'; the dandy journalist has become the towering genius" The Times "Wolfe's modern morality tale displays the sardonic humour and sharp appreciation of the grotesque familiar to admirers of his non fiction... Savagely funny and compelling" Guardian "The air of New York crackles with an energy that causes the adrenalin to pump, until one has the illusion that this is where the whole of life is taking place. The feeling is perfectly reproduced in Wolfe's novel, which opens such cans of worms as racial hostility, dress codes, political labelling and the cynical opportunism that governs every action. It's, well, electric" Sunday Times "It's witty, sprawling and ambitious" Daily Telegraph "Impossible to put down" Wall Street Journal

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Tom Wolfe was born in 1931. He has written for The Washington Post and The New York Herald Tribune and is credited with the creation of 'New Journalism'. Between 1984 and 1985 Wolfe wrote his first novel The Bonfire of the Vanities in serial form for Rolling Stone magazine. The novel was published in 1987. It was number one of the New York Times bestseller list for two months and remained on the list for more than a year. He is the author of sixteen books, among them such contemporary classics as The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test, and I Am Charlotte Simmons. He lives in New York City.

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