THE BIOGRAPHER'S TALE. by Byatt, A. S.

THE BIOGRAPHER'S TALE. by Byatt, A. S.
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THE BIOGRAPHER'S TALE.

Edition: First US printing.

New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2001. dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - A novel about literary sleuthing by this Booker Prize winning author - it tells the "story of Phineas G. Nanson, a disenchanted young graduate student who decides to escape the world of postmodern literary theory and immerse himself in the messiness of 'real life' by writing a biography of a great biographer.. . But Phineas quickly discovers that facts can be unreliable, and a 'whole life' hard to find. . . . Phineas tracks his subjects' journeys to the deserts of Africa and the maelstroms of the Arctic in a series of adventures that are by turns intellectual and comic, scientific and erotic." SIGNED on the title page. 305 pp. ISBN: 0-375411143.

Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

Book ID: 77014
Keywords: Women Authors
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