Erasure

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Avant-garde novelist and college professor, woodworker, and fly fisherman – Thelonious Ellison has never allowed race to define his identity. But as both a writer and an African American he is offended and angered by the success of ‘We’s Lives in Da Getto’.

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‘Truly brilliant.’ Los Angeles Review of Books

‘A classic.’ The Times


‘A remarkable novel.’ Wall Street Journal

** With a new foreword by Brandon Taylor, author of Real Life and Filthy Animals **

With your book sales at an all-time low, your family falling apart, and your agent telling you you’re not black enough, what’s an author to do? Thelonius ‘Monk’ Ellison has the answer. Or does he . . . ?

Winner of the Hurston/Wright Legacy Award for Fiction

‘One of the most original and forceful novels to have emerged from America in years.’ TLS

‘A furious whirl of a book. It made me howl with laughter . . . and rage, and sorrow, and affinity.’ Lisa McInerney

‘Seminal doesn’t even come close. This novel is Everett at his finest, full of trademark protest, humanity and incisive humour, all wrapped up in one hell of a story.’ Courttia Newland

‘Hilarious. . . Everett is a first-rate word wrangler.’ Nicholas Lezard, Guardian

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Weight 0.266 kg
Dimensions 19.8 × 12.9 × 1.9 cm
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Publisher

Imprint

Cover

Paperback

Pages

304

Language

English

Edition

Reprint

Dewey

813.54 (edition:23)

Readership

General – Trade / Code: K

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