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The Liar - Stephen Fry
The Liar
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An irresistible novel by multi-talented Stephen Fry, author, film and television star, playwright and newspaper columnist. "The spirits of Oscar Wilde and Evelyn Waugh glower benignly over this very funny first novel . . . An ingenious plot filled with surprises and glittering with hilarious,... show more
An irresistible novel by multi-talented Stephen Fry, author, film and television star, playwright and newspaper columnist. "The spirits of Oscar Wilde and Evelyn Waugh glower benignly over this very funny first novel . . . An ingenious plot filled with surprises and glittering with hilarious, often indecent inventions."—The New York Times Book Review "Transforms the sophomoric into the sophisticated."—Los Angeles Times
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9781569470121 (156947012X)
Publisher: Soho Press
Pages no: 280
Edition language: English
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BrokenTune
BrokenTune rated it
2.5 The Liar
This is such a first novel. It has all the aspiration of a first novel, complete with an author who can write - and we KNOW he can write. Unfortunately, the main character of this one - Adrian - is a bit of a bore, who lives up to every imaginable cliche associated with a public school boy, and t...
halfmanhalfbook
halfmanhalfbook rated it
2.0 The Liar
I am a big fan of Fry, the man is almost a nation institution now. I had read his biography last year, and though that it was great.However, this book, I just could not get on with. I couldn't get the characters, the plot was not twisted, it was muddled, and it took 200 pages or so for me to begin t...
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