Francis Plug - How To Be A Public Author

by Paul Ewen
Francis Plug - How To Be A Public Author
  • ISBN-13: 9781910296141
  • Author(s): Paul Ewen
  • Subject: Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)|modern fiction
  • Publisher: Galley Beggar Press
  • Imprint: Galley Beggar Press
  • Publication Date: 25-09-2014
  • Format: p/b

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How To Be A Public Author is a novel all about the Man Booker, using the prize as a springboard to explore what it means to be an author - and a human being - in the 21st century. It documents a series of fictitious happenings at real author events, as visited by the wonderful anti-hero Francis Plug - a troubled and often drunk misfit who causes chaos and confusion wherever he goes. Inventive, funny and moving, How To Be A Public Author is both a brilliant slapstick comedy and a surprising and touching meditation on loneliness.
About the book

How To Be A Public Author is a novel all about the Man Booker, using the prize as a springboard to explore what it means to be an author - and a human being - in the 21st century. It documents a series of fictitious happenings at real author events, as visited by the wonderful anti-hero Francis Plug - a troubled and often drunk misfit who causes chaos and confusion wherever he goes. Inventive, funny and moving, How To Be A Public Author is both a brilliant slapstick comedy and a surprising and touching meditation on loneliness.

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