Boswell : a modern comedy


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Boswell is Stanley Elkin's first and funniest novel: the comic odyssey of a twentieth-century groupie who collects celebrities as his insurance policy against death. James Boswell - a strong man and professional wrestler (his most heroic match is with the Angel of Death) - is a con man, a gate crasher, and a moocher of epic talent. He is also the "hero of one of the most original novels in years" ( Oakland Tribune ) - a man on the make for all the great men of his time - his logic being that if you can't be a lion, know ...

Boswell: A Modern Comedy 2016, Audible Studios on Brilliance

ISBN-13: 9781531801908

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Boswell: A Modern Comedy 1999, Dalkey Archive Press

ISBN-13: 9781564781741

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