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In this wacky philosophical caper, washed-up, middle-aged British philosopher Eddie Coffin flees scandal and ruin at home to find himself destitute in France. There he hooks up with Hubert, a one-armed armed robber recently released from prison, and the thought gang is born. Applying philosophy to larceny, this unlikely duo winds its way from Montpellier to Toulon, robbing banks and exploring the meaning of life, in one of the most irreverent and ingenious novels of our time.

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"The Thought Gang" recounts the wild adventures of a philosophy lecturer and his one-eyed, one-legged, ex-convict partner as they blaze across France committing a series of bank robberies--all inspired by great works of philosophy. "A booze-fueled, high-wire act cum Tarantino road movie crossed with a (highly reliable) history of Western philosophy, plus jokes".--Lawrence Norfolk, "Details".

Product Details

ISBN:
9780684830797
Author:
Fischer, Tibor
Publisher:
Scribner Book Company
Location:
New York :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Literary
Subject:
Great britain
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
Criminals
Subject:
France
Subject:
Philosophers
Subject:
France Fiction.
Subject:
General Fiction
Subject:
General Fiction
Subject:
Criminals -- Fiction.
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Copyright:
Edition Description:
B102
Publication Date:
May 1997
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
320
Dimensions:
8 x 5.25 in 11.76 oz

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"Synopsis" by , "The Thought Gang" recounts the wild adventures of a philosophy lecturer and his one-eyed, one-legged, ex-convict partner as they blaze across France committing a series of bank robberies--all inspired by great works of philosophy. "A booze-fueled, high-wire act cum Tarantino road movie crossed with a (highly reliable) history of Western philosophy, plus jokes".--Lawrence Norfolk, "Details".
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