Seven Types of Ambiguity
By (author) Elliot Perlman
Normal Price: $18.41
Your Price: $16.57 AUD, inc. GST
Shipping: $7.95 per order
You Save: $1.84! (10% off normal price)
Plus...earn $0.83 in Boomerang Bucks
Availability: Available, ships in 10-12 days
Seven Types of Ambiguity by Elliot Perlman
Book DescriptionA novel of obsessive love in an age of obsessive materialism, Seven Types of Ambiguity is Elliot Perlman's stunning follow-up to his highly acclaimed debut novel Three Dollars. Following years of unrequited love, an out-of-work schoolteacher decides to take matters into his own hands, kidnapping his beloved's young son and triggering a chain of events no one could have anticipated.
Buy Seven Types of Ambiguity book by Elliot Perlman from Australia's Online Bookstore, Boomerang Books.
Book DetailsISBN: 9780571207220
(198mm x 126mm x 38mm)
Imprint: Faber & Faber
Publisher: Faber & Faber
Publish Date: 16-Jun-2005
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Elliot Perlman
Street Sweeper, Paperback (March 2013)View all books by Elliot Perlman
Lamont Williams, recently released from prison and working as a hospital janitor, strikes up an unlikely friendship with a patient, an elderly Jewish Holocaust survivor who starts to tell him of his extraordinary past.
UK Kirkus Review » There are two books with this teasing title, and in his latest novel Australian barrister/ writer Elliot Perlman, bestselling author of Three Dollars, moves between critic William Empson's concern with poetry and the matter of ambiguity in human relationships. Seven voices tell the overlapping stories. Obsessive, idealistic Simon, suffering from years of unrequited love, kidnaps his ex-lover's son. This incident drives the plot, but the novel is really about society, economics, politics and the law, and the effect they have on individuals who simply do not fit 'the system.' The setting is Melbourne, but Perlman gamely tackles Western society as a whole, and the picture of greed and materialism he paints is not a pretty one. Love and selflessness do not figure largely on most people's lists: for Simon, however, they are all-important. Perlman brings a wealth of learning to this very solid, thought-provoking read. And there is even a complicated but happy ending. (Kirkus UK)
» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Seven Types of Ambiguity book by Elliot Perlman and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a member - it's free to sign up!)
Author Biography - Elliot Perlman
Elliot Perlmanis the acclaimed author of a collection of short stories and two novels,Three Dollars, the film adaptation of which was released in 2005, andSeven Types of Ambiguity, which was a 'New York Times Notable Book' and a national bestseller in France, where it was described 'one of the best novels of recent years, a complete success'(Le Monde). A barrister, he lived in New York for many years and currently lives in Melbourne.
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.