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With a New Introduction by Jonathan Franzen

Theres Rob, Bob, Tom, Paul, Ralph, and Noah; Nick, Dennis, Bertram, Russell, and Virgil. The doctor, the documentary filmmaker, and the sculptor in burning steal; the eldest, the youngest, and the celebrated “perfect” brother, Benedict. In Donald Antrims mordantly funny novel The Hundred Brothers, our narrator and his colossal fraternity of ninety-eight brothers (one couldnt make it) have assembled in the crumbling library of their familys estate for a little sinister fun. Executed with the invention and intelligence of Barthelme and Pynchon, Antrims taxonomy of male specimens is in equal proportions disturbing and absurdly hilarious.

About the Author

Donald Antrim is the author of Elect Mr. Robinson for a Better World, The Hundred Brothers, and The Verificationist, and is a regular contributor to The New Yorker. He lives in New York City.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780312662196
Author:
Antrim, Donald
Publisher:
Picador USA
Subject:
Literary
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Publication Date:
20110631
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
208
Dimensions:
8.25 x 5.5 in

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