Book Condition Softcover. Reading copy. Cover has slight chips and scratches.
Publisher Ballantine Books, New York: 1972.
0345025636 / 9780345025630
Seller ID 14749X2
The main character Miles Faber sums it up: "In two days in a strange country I've acquired a mother in the form of a Welsh-speaking Bird Queen who scares me...I've spent some hours in a prison, I've discovered the works of an unknown superlative artist in a garden shed, and I've been shot at by a riddling lionfaced expert on Bishop Berkeley...Most interesting of all, I'm due tonight to be married by a circus clown to my own sister...and I have the problem of burying in this garden the corpse of a young man who is, was rather, my double. The only time for doing it is what the world would call my wedding night." "One of his richest comic inventions." -Time.
(Key Words: Fiction, Comedy, Anthony Burgess, Miles Faber, Novels).