Worms Can Carry Me to Heaven by Alan Warner
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Worms Can Carry Me to Heaven
By Alan Warner

The Worms Can Carry Me to Heaven

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Worms Can Carry Me to Heaven by Alan Warner

Book Description

Manolo Follano is handsome, fastidious, opinionated, more than a little vain and has built a comfortable provincial life for himself. Despite his inability to master the English language, his architectural design company on the mediterranean coast is thriving, his suits are handsome and his luxury appartment complete. So when his doctor and best friend tells 'Lolo' he is dangerously ill it is, it would seem, the end of everything. In Alan Warner's fifth novel, however, this devastating news is only the beginning. In a series of vivid, erotic, hilarious flashbacks Manolo plays back his life in glowing technicolour: each wild and glorious set-piece building towards a picture of life - flawed, certainly, but passionate, richly imagined and deeply humane.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780099268758
ISBN-10: 0099268752
Format: Paperback
(198mm x 129mm x 25mm)
Pages: 400
Imprint: Vintage
Publisher: Vintage Publishing
Publish Date: 3-May-2007
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Can's Tago Mago by Alan Warner Can's Tago Mago, Paperback (February 2015)

"'An officially approved account of one of the most influential and powerful albums of the 1970s, this brilliant addition to the 33 1/3 series by Scottish novelist Alan Warner will explore in detail the conception, recording and release of the album Tago Mago by Can"--Provided by publisher.

After the Dance by Alan Warner After the Dance, Paperback (October 2013)

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Author Biography - Alan Warner

Alan Warner is the author of six other novels: Morvern Callar, These Demented Lands, The Sopranos, The Man Who Walks, The Stars in the Bright Sky, which was longlisted for the 2010 Man Booker Prize, and The Deadman's Pedal. He is Writer in Residence at Edinburgh University.

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