My idea of fun. A Cautionary Tale.
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Will Self, the man who the Telegraph claims could write his way out of a nuclear attack, is surely one of the most original and .
Will Self, the man who the Telegraph claims could write his way out of a nuclear attack, is surely one of the most original and highly acclaimed writers to appear on the scene in the last decade. From Kafka to Cronenberg. as in De Quincey's dreamer, who "finds housed within himself. some horrid alien nature") and the seeming insanity of our time, when that alien nature seems too often to be running rampant.
My Idea of Fun is the second novel by Will Self, and was published in 1993. A lonely boy grows up just outside Brighton in a caravan park with his over-sexual mother and the tenant Mr Broadhurst, who takes the boy on a disturbing and often violent journey. The novel works as a strange Bildungsroman, in which the main character, Ian Wharton, learns the art of black magic from Broadhurst, who is also known as the Fat Controller.
My Idea of Fun is his long-awaited, extraordinary first novel. Will Self, the man who the Telegraph claims "could write his way out of a nuclear attack, " is surely one of the most original and highly acclaimed writers to appear on the scene in the last decade.
My Idea of Fun: A Novel. Tough, Tough Toys for Tough, Tough Boys is a new collection of corkscrewed tales from the author of Great Apes. Self's world is a no-funhouse of warped mirrors. A man is seduced into a misanthropically charged symbiosis with the insects infesting his cottage - he has entered "Flytopia. In "A Story for Europe," a two-year-old English child utters his first, halting words. Will Self’s remarkable new stories center on the disease and decay that target the largest of human organs: the liver.
A dinner-party question (& your idea of fun?'') and Ian Wharton's shocking mental response occasion the memoir of a deranged (or perhaps superhuman) man in the moments before he aborts his wife's baby. Wharton grows up in the Sussex town of Saltdean with an overprotective, social-climbing mother and the specter of an absent, bad-penny father. About the Book As Ian's idea of fun becomes increasingly extreme, the reader is taken to . . Published 1994 by Penguin in Harmondsworth. Fiction, Humor (Fiction). When the young Ian Wharton first meets Mr Broadhurst, he is completely unaware of the influence he will come to exert over his life as 'The Fat Controller' - a constant companion and confidant and also the obese, erudite manifestation of Ian's mental illness. As Ian's idea of fun becomes increasingly extreme, the reader is taken to a place where morality is eroded by the dull grind of modernity and everything becomes admissable. Originally published, London: Bloomsbury, 1993.
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Woe betide you if you do, because where we are about to go is virgin territory. ered, so that all the little reflex actions that you call your ‘self’ will spill out, just so many polystyrene personality pellets, tumbling from a slashed sag-bag. I will not be able to help you in this place and nor, may I say, do I wish t. his concept is eidetic memory and I am an eidetiker
My Idea of Fun: A Cautionary Tale by Will Self. Ya never know kiddo, one of us might write an amazing book yet. I've already got a pseudonym for us if we collaborate on one xD.
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