By (author) Austryn Wainhouse
Normal Price: $25.25
Your Price: $22.73 AUD, inc. GST
Shipping: $7.95 per order
You Save: $2.53! (10% off normal price)
Plus...earn $1.14 in Boomerang Bucks
Availability: Available, ships in 8-11 days
Hedyphagetica by Austryn Wainhouse
Book DescriptionHedyphagetica is a powerful political satire, a ribald comedy, and a desperate love letter to a woman named Aime . "Oh my, yes, I am afraid that in the beginning was the word..." So begins the narrator's account of his homeland, Gron, a country whose militaristic and authoritarian government bombs its own people at air shows--to keep them awed--and leads them into pointless and interminable wars to keep them properly motivated Employing all the tools of modernity to achieve a medieval brand of repression, Gron is a grim place. The narrator, attempting a kind of history, tells his story through the life of Dr. Samuel Johnson (no relation), an everyman who suffers every indignity his government can offer (including having an eye removed to "cure" his migraines).
Buy Hedyphagetica book by Austryn Wainhouse from Australia's Online Bookstore, Boomerang Books.
Book DetailsISBN: 9781564784674
(190mm x 142mm x 16mm)
Imprint: Dalkey Archive Press
Publisher: Dalkey Archive Press
Publish Date: 1-Sep-2007
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Hedyphagetica book by Austryn Wainhouse and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a member - it's free to sign up!)
Author Biography - Austryn Wainhouse
Austryn Wainhouse is an American translator, primarily of French works and notably of Marquis de Sade, sometimes using pseudonym Pieralessandro Casavini.
Bestselling Books: Our Current Bestsellers | Australia's Hottest 1000 Books | Bestselling Fiction | Bestselling Crime Mysteries and Thrillers | Bestselling Non Fiction Books | Bestselling Sport Books | Bestselling Gardening and Handicrafts Books | Bestselling Biographies | Bestselling Food and Drink | Bestselling History | Bestselling Travel Books | Bestselling School Textbooks & Study Guides | Bestselling Children's General Non-Fiction | Bestselling Young Adult Fiction | Bestselling Children's Fiction | Bestselling Picture Books | Top 100 US Bestsellers
Phone: 1300 36 33 32 (9am-5pm Mon-Fri AEST) - International: +61 2 9960 7998 - Online Form
Address: Boomerang Books, 878 Military Road, Mosman Junction, NSW, 2088
© 2003-2017. All Rights Reserved. Eclipse Commerce Pty Ltd - ACN: 122 110 687 - ABN: 49 122 110 687
For every $20 you spend on books, you will receive $1 in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars. You can use your Boomerang Bucks as a credit towards a future purchase from Boomerang Books. Note that you must be a Member (free to sign up) and that conditions do apply.