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The liar

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Publisher:
Soho,
Pub. Date:
[1993], c1991.
Language:
English
Description
Stephen Fry's breathtakingly outrageous debut novel is by turns eccentric, shocking, brilliantly comic and achingly romantic. Adrian Healey loves to lie. He does it all the time. Every minute, every moment. And worse, he does it wonderfully, imaginatively, brilliantly. He lies to buck the system, to express his contempt for convention, but mostly because he just plain likes to. It's fun; it's high camp. He invents a lost pornographic novel by Charles Dickens, and for himself a career as a Piccadilly rent boy hireable by the hour. But Adrian's lies eventually bring realworld danger, as he finds himself caught up in the machinations of a shadowy network that puts his own life at risk. A dazzling, outrageous first novel that has delighted liars everywhere.
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ISBN:
9780939149827
156947012
9781569470121
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Grouped Work ID 475bfcda-ed93-917c-c0c5-1ca89b5468b8
Grouping Title liar
Grouping Author fry stephen
Grouping Category book
Last Grouping Update 2018-07-02 04:18:45AM
Last Indexed 2018-07-19 04:22:05AM

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subject_facet Humorous fiction, Truthfulness and falsehood -- Fiction
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