Fiction & Poetry, Modern & Contemporary Fiction
Paperback Published on: 05/08/2021
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Beautifully Crafted Novel Within a Novel. Satirical, Prescient Brilliance.
Originally published by in 2001. Faber have reissued this magnetic novel by Percival Everett with a brilliant introduction by Brandon Taylor. This is an in... READ MORE
Jo at Greenwich


With your book sales at an all-time low, your family falling apart, and your agent telling you you're not black enough, what's an author to do? Thelonius 'Monk' Ellison has the answer. Or does he? Winner of the Hurston/Wright Legacy Award for Fiction

  • Publisher: Faber & Faber
  • ISBN: 9780571370894
  • Number of pages: 320
  • Weight: 266g
  • Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 19 mm

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Painfully clever, seriously funny
In this criminally under-appreciated, under-the-radar, under-read novel, Everett explores the racism of expectation and the creative stifling of being lite... READ MORE
Dan Matthews