The Brightfount Diaries

Brian Aldiss

Anno: 2013
Rilegatura: Paperback
Pagine: 168 p.
Testo in English
Dimensioni: 198 x 129 mm
Peso: 272 gr.
  • EAN: 9780007482108
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Aldiss' first novel republished after many years out of print. In a small provincial city, Peter lives with his long-suffering Aunt Anne and his eccentric Uncle Leo, and works in a bookshop called Brightfount's, which he describes as a `shabby outpost of literacy'. Cutting the apron strings, he moves into a bed-sit and composes these witty diaries, in which he includes amusing remarks about publishers, authors, booksellers and customers, a revelation about his dotty uncle, and his efforts to find a suitable girl. First published as a weekly serial in The Bookseller, these fictional diaries became a sensation, prompting fanmail from across the globe and resulting in the author's first book deal.