Riddley Walker

Riddley Walker

Fiction & Poetry, Modern & Contemporary Fiction, Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror , Science Fiction & Fantasy
Paperback Published on: 29/04/2021
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Riddley Walker
A little salt and lots to savour
Written in a "wore out" tongue - a fascinating, semi-Chaucerian future Kentish - Riddley Walker is one of the strangest and most haunting novels ever writt... READ MORE
Will

Synopsis

'This is what literature is meant to be' Anthony Burgess'O what we ben! And what we come to...' Wandering a desolate post-apocalyptic landscape, speaking a broken-down English lost after the end of civilization, Riddley Walker sets out to find out what brought humanity here. This is his story.'Funny, terrible, haunting and unsettling, this book is a masterpiece' Observer'A timeless portrayal of the human condition ... frightening and uncanny' Will Self'A book that I could read every day forever and still be finding things' Max Porter

  • Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
  • ISBN: 9780241485750
  • Number of pages: 272
  • Weight: 202g
  • Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 15 mm

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Riddley Walker
Superb!
One of the greatest books ever written. Glad to see these Hobans reissued. Sensational.
Martin Cowan