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Description - The Human Country by Harry Mathews

Available For The First Time In One Volume, The Very Best Of Mathews's Short Fiction; This expertly designed original paperback presents a comprehensive collection of internationally renowned poet and novelist Harry Mathews' short prose. From the hilarious 'The Broadcast,' in which the narrator learns from a radio program that everything he needs in life should fit into one sock, to 'Calibration of Latitude,' which follows Sir Joseph Pernican on a meandering and seemingly aimless but deeply moving journey, this is a long-awaited addition to Mathew's beloved and masterful canon.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781564783219
ISBN-10: 1564783219
Format: Paperback
(213mm x 160mm x mm)
Pages: 186
Imprint: Dalkey Archive Press
Publisher: Dalkey Archive Press
Publish Date: 1-Sep-2002
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Harry Mathews

Harry Mathews has written over a dozen books, including the novels Cigarettes and Tlooth, along with his collected essays, The Case of the Persevering Maltese. Mathews is a member of the Oulipo--France's longest-lived and most active literary group. He divides his time between Paris, Key West, and New York.

Books By Harry Mathews

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Silences, or a Woman's Life by Harry Mathews
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My Life in CIA by Harry Mathews
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Case of the Persevering Maltese by Harry Mathews
Paperback, March 2003