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.
Fiction Fry, S
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Adrian Healy loves to lie, and already in his public school career, marked by privilege and pederasty, he had lost the ability to differentiate between simple truth and his elaborate fictions.
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Fry, S. (19931991). The liar. New York: Soho.Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)
Fry, Stephen, 1957-. 19931991. The Liar. New York: Soho.Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)
Fry, Stephen, 1957-, The Liar. New York: Soho, 19931991.MLA Citation (style guide)
Fry, Stephen. The Liar. New York: Soho, 19931991. Print.
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