Beatrice and Virgil - Yann Martel Reviews
Description:ISBN 1847677673 / Genre: Fiction / Author: Yann Martel / Paperback / 224 Pages / Book is published 2011-07-07 by Canongate Books Ltd
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~Introducing Henry~ Henry is a writer with a couple of successful novels behind him which brings him the genteel recognition of his readers and numerous letters from respectful 'fans'. His latest attempt to wow the literary world is a 'flip book' - twin books presented upside down from each other with no indication how you should read it. Henry thinks he's being clever - it's half a fictional account of the Holocaust and half a long academic essay on the same subject. You have wonder why he was surprised when the editor and other worthies gave his manuscript a big thumbs down. In shock Henry persuades his wife to move away with him to an unnamed big city where ... Read the complete review
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