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TIMOLEON VIETA COME HOME: A Sentimental Journey (Signed) + ARC of "The Little White Car"

Rhodes, Dan; (a.k.a. Danuta de Rhodes)

Edité par NY: Canongate, 2003, 2003
ISBN 10: 1841954225 / ISBN 13: 9781841954226
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Titre : TIMOLEON VIETA COME HOME: A Sentimental ...

Éditeur : NY: Canongate, 2003

Date d'édition : 2003

Reliure : Hardcover

Etat de la jaquette : Dust Jacket Included

Signé : Signed by Author(s)

Edition : 1st Edition

Description :

First U.S. edition (and first hardback edition, following the UK paperback original), first printing, hardback in AS NEW/AS NEW condition (no marks/flaws; dustjacket comes in a protective mylar cover). This copy was SIGNED & DATED '2003' by DAN RHODES on the title page (simply signed, not inscribed to anyone; the date is only the year of publication, no month or date). Dan Rhodes was recently picked by GRANTA magazine as one of the 20 best young British writers. Also included is a GLOSSY PHOTO of the author at the signing event! The buyer will also receive a paperback ADVANCE READING COPY of the U.S. edition of "The Little White Car" (NY: Canongate U.S., September 2004), a novel written by Dan Rhodes under the nom de plume "Danuta de Rhodes". This ARC is also unread in AS NEW condition, but is NOT signed by the author. N° de réf. du libraire 359

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Synopsis : Cockroft is a composer and socialite in self-imposed exile. He has a dilapidated home in the Italian countryside and a trickle of royalties from faded glories that allow him one debauched weekend per month in Florence. And, of course, he has the ever-loyal Timoleon Vieta -- a mongrel with the uncanny knack of touching the lives of damaged people and possessor of the most beautiful eyes. During his sorties into the city, Cockroft invariably drinks too much and propositions young men, leaving them his card along with an offer of free accommodation in return for oral sex every Wednesday. When a handsome but surly individual known only as The Bosnian unexpectedly takes the elderly man's offer, Timoleon senses that he is not all that he claims. In a tragicomic work of macabre beauty, written in a style of deceptive simplicity but fierce emotional immediacy, Rhodes amuses and moves in equal measure. Timoleon Vieta Come Home is a novel about love, sex, and death that fulfills the promise of Rhodes hugely acclaimed two collections of short stories.

Quatrième de couverture: "The best new writer in Britain." -The Guardian (London)

Rattling around his dilapidated farmhouse in the Italian countryside, faded composer and socialite Cockroft has only one constant companion: Timoleon Vieta, a loyal mongrel with the most beautiful eyes. But when a handsome but surly individual arrives on the scene, Cockroft is forced to choose between his dog and the new arrival. He abandons Timoleon outside Rome's Colosseum, where the dog begins a long journey home.

Winner of the Quality Paperback Book Club New Voices Award

"A blend of humor, heartfelt emotion, and old-fashioned storytelling verve." -Michiko Kakutani, The New York Times Book Review

"Rhodes demonstrates his ability to spin an engaging tale time and again."
--The New Yorker

"Charged with honesty, biting irony, and humor." --Time Out New York

Dan Rhodes was born in 1972 and is the author of two acclaimed short story collections. Timoleon Vieta Come Home is his first novel. Rhodes lives in Kent, England.

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