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--strong man, 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 novel 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 a pride of them ...

Boswell: A Modern Comedy 2016, Audible Studios on Brilliance

ISBN-13: 9781531801908

Audiobook CD

Boswell: A Modern Comedy 1999, Dalkey Archive Press

ISBN-13: 9781564781741

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