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A Fictional Organ with a Surface Anatomy of Four Lobes

Liver( )
Author: Self, Will
Publication Date:Oct 2008
Publisher:Penguin Books, Limited
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:AUD $49.95
Book Description:

Ah! Val Carmichael's nose - a treatise could have been written on it; indeed it looked as if an unseen hand had begun to do exactly that - poking with a steely nib at its sub-surface blood vessels and pricking them into the rased purplish calligraphy of spider anginoma, a definitive statement that the Plantation Club's owner was already in the early stages of cirrhosis.

These remarkable new pieces from Will Self each feature the largest of our internal organs- the...
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Book Details
Detailed Subjects: Fiction / Short Stories (Single Author)
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):16 x 8.75 x 1.25 cm
Book Weight:0.538 Kilograms
Author Biography
Self, Will (Author)

William Woodard "Will" Self was born on September 26, 1961. He is a British author, journalist and political commentator. He wrote ten novels, five collections of short fiction, three novellas and five collections of non-fiction writing. His novel Umbrella was shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize. His subject matter often includes mental illness, illegal drugs and psychiatry.

Self is a regular contributor to publications including Playboy, The Guardian, Harpers, The New York Times and the London Review of Books. He also writes a column for New Statesman, and over the years he has been a columnist for The Observer, The Times and the Evening Standard. His columns for Building Design on the built environment, and for the Independent Magazine on the psychology of place brought him to prominence as a thinker concerned with the politics of urbanism.

Will Self will deliver the closing address at the 2015 Melbourne Writers Festival (MWF) 2015.


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