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The Resource I hate Martin Amis et al., Peter Barry

I hate Martin Amis et al., Peter Barry

Label
I hate Martin Amis et al.
Title
I hate Martin Amis et al.
Statement of responsibility
Peter Barry
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
It is 1995. Milan Zorec, an aspiring yet rejected novelist, travels from England to Bosnia to join the Serbian forces as a sniper in Sarajevo, in the final months of the longest siege in history. Hes determined to find a story that no publisher will be able to damn with the words, I feel Ive seen this before. In doing so Milan journeys from innocence into the slow burning grip of darkness. Among his fellow snipers, the lost souls who make up Ratko Mladics army, Milan gains the ammunition to write his masterpiece the novel that hasnt been written before. Alternating between London and Sarajevo, I Hate Martin Amis et al is a chilling, blackly humorous novel that will appeal to both lovers of the word and anyone whos fallen short of their ambitions. Peter Barrys stunningly original, award winning debut isnt just about literary failure, though. Its a compelling portrait of the dreamer, and bores down into the very centre of things why we write, why we read, how we might live in these, the strangest of times
Summary
It is 1995. Milan Zorec, an aspiring yet rejected novelist, travels from England to Bosnia to join the Serbian forces as a sniper in Sarajevo, in the final months of the longest siege in history. He's determined to find a story that no publisher will be able to damn with the words, 'I feel I've seen this before.' In doing so Milan journeys from innocence into the slow burning grip of darkness. Among his fellow snipers, the lost souls who make up Ratko Mladic's army, Milan gains the ammunition to write his masterpiece – the novel that hasn't been written before. -- Publisher description
Theme
Tone
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10002696
Cataloging source
ANL
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Barry, Peter
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
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True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Australian fiction
  • Novelists
  • Snipers
  • Sarajevo (Bosnia and Hercegovina)
Target audience
adult
Label
I hate Martin Amis et al., Peter Barry
Instantiates
Publication
Control code
000045960060
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
250 p.
Isbn
9780980846201
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Label
I hate Martin Amis et al., Peter Barry
Publication
Control code
000045960060
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
250 p.
Isbn
9780980846201
Isbn Type
(pbk.)

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