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Description - The Collector Collector by Tibor Fischer

To a small flat in South london comes a Sumerian bowl- but the bowl is the Collector Collector, clay with something to say, an object d'art who will offer Rosa, its owner, vast swathes of unrecorded history from thre last 5, 000 years. Meanwhile, Rosa tries to centre her life and to settle the disturbances caused by an uninvited guest, Nikki. 1001 Nights meets the inner city, THE COLLECTOR COLLECTOR is a comic masterpiece and unquestionably the finest novel ever narrated by a bowl.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780099268192
ISBN-10: 0099268191
Format: Paperback
(201mm x 131mm x 14mm)
Pages: 224
Imprint: Vintage
Publisher: Vintage Publishing
Publish Date: 1-Mar-1998
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Tibor Fischer

Tibor Fischer was born in Stockport in 1959 of Hungarian parents. Brought up in South London he was educated at Cambridge and worked as a journalist. He was shortlisted for the Booker Prize for his first novel, Under the Frog, which also won the Betty Trask Award, and he was nominated as one of Granta's Best of Young British Novelists.

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