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The hundred brothers

Donald Antrim

The hundred brothers

by Donald Antrim

  • 305 Want to read
  • 20 Currently reading

Published by Vintage in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Brothers -- Fiction,
  • Family reunions -- Fiction

  • Edition Notes

    Originally published: London : Secker & Warburg, 1997.

    StatementDonald Antrim.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination195p. ;
    Number of Pages195
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22451030M
    ISBN 100099268248

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Executed with the invention and intelligence of Barthelme and Pynchon, Antrim's taxonomy of male specimens is in equal proportions disturbing and absurdly hilarious. "The Hundred Brothers" is like nothing I've ever read. True, it shares similarities with Barthleme. But on it's own this book is a testament to erudite, bizarre and satirical literature/5(9).

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