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'This city is famous for its gamblers, prostitutes, exhibitionists, anti-Christs, alcoholics, sodomites, drug addicts, fetishists, onanists, ...Show synopsis'This city is famous for its gamblers, prostitutes, exhibitionists, anti-Christs, alcoholics, sodomites, drug addicts, fetishists, onanists, pornographers, frauds, jades, litterbugs, and lesbians ...don't make the mistake of bothering me'. Ignatius J. Reilly: fat, flatulent, eloquent and almost unemployable. By the standards of ordinary folk he is pretty much unhinged, too. But is he bothered by this? No. For this misanthropic crusader against an America fallen into vice and ignorance has a mission: to rescue a naked female philosopher in distress. And he has a pirate costume and hot-dog cart to do it with...Hide synopsis
Description:Fair. Book is in good condition, but does have a crease in the...Fair. Book is in good condition, but does have a crease in the front cover, and light spotting inside the cover, and fore edges.
Description:Good. First paperback edition of this wonderful book, mass...Good. First paperback edition of this wonderful book, mass market paperback showing jumbled arrangement of characters on front. MendoPower Employment Services will immediately and carefully pack this book in high-quality bubble lined, envelopes. Then we send you a confirmation e-mail. We appreciate your business and welcome any questions.
Description:Fine in fine dust jacket. First print of the 20th Anniversary...Fine in fine dust jacket. First print of the 20th Anniversary Edition. Not BCE or Ex Lib, not clipped or othewise marked. DJ in Mylar. Winner of the Pulitizer Prize for Fiction 1980.
Description:Very good in very good dust jacket. 1st edition 2nd printing...Very good in very good dust jacket. 1st edition 2nd printing-very good to fine hardbound edition. Sewn binding. Cloth over boards. With dust jacket. 338 p. Audience: General/trade.
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Description:Foreword by Walker Percy. Octavo. Original cream boards, titles...Foreword by Walker Percy. Octavo. Original cream boards, titles to spine gilt. With the dust jacket. Browning to spine otherwise near fine in fine dust jacket. First UK edition, first printing.
Description:Clean, tight book but for slight warping to boards. Dustjacket...Clean, tight book but for slight warping to boards. Dustjacket shows light wear to spine tips, one 1" closed tear front panel at crease. Cloth 8vo. 338 pp. First printing with first issue dustjacket, nothing printed above the wall on rear panel (McBride).
Description:First edition, first printing. Spine with very slight lean and...First edition, first printing. Spine with very slight lean and nearly imperceptible crease, faint stain to lower edge; still fine in fine dust jacket with a tiny nick to upper rear spine fold, tiny rub to upper front flap fold and only a hint of publisher's blue coloring remaining on front panel title. Spine lettering faded to cream, in mylar cover. Overall a very pleasing and, but for title fading, a bright copy. Winner of the Pulitzer Prize. One of only two Pulitzers awarded posthumously.
Publisher: Baton Rouge and London: Louisiana State University Press
Description:Foreword by Walker Percy. Octavo. Original grey cloth, titles to...Foreword by Walker Percy. Octavo. Original grey cloth, titles to spine in black. With the dust jacket. An excellent copy in the dust jacket that is faded and very slightly rubbed and creased at the extremities with two short closed tears repaired to the verso. First edition, first printing.
Ignatius is a bit of an irritant. The book has it's moments when it is funny, but the editors notes pay it more justice than I feel it deserves. It does keep you reading and not losing interest waiting for his next caper. I think in many cases the author was writing about himself.
This book is great! If there is a reader who has yet to read John Kennedy Toole's A Confederacy of Dunce's, you've got to read it. Ignatius J. Reilly is an unforgettable character. If there is an actual point to the story, I'm not sure what it is, but that's what makes it fantastic. It's humor is ...
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