A cruel madness by Colin Thubron

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Published by Atlantic Monthly Press in Boston .

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StatementColin Thubron.
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LC ClassificationsPR6070.H77 C78 1984
The Physical Object
Pagination167 p. ;
Number of Pages167
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2552474M
ISBN 100871130238
LC Control Number85047784

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I read another book by the same author, 'Distance', about a man with amnesia. I felt quite emotionally detached from the book, although looking back I wonder if that was something Thubron was trying to achieve deliberately, given the nature of the story.

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The connections between all these corners of madness and corruption are not always clear, and the reality of mass indifference is not part of his calculations.

But it's a fascinating and usually hilarious study, fueled by Taibbi's own brand of paranoia, reflecting a cruel light on an America gone wild.".

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