On Torquemada's Sofa: A Novel

by Laurence Fleming
On Torquemada's Sofa: A Novel
  • ISBN-13: 9780948238338
  • Author(s): Laurence Fleming
  • Subject: Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)
  • Publisher: Black Spring
  • Imprint: Black Spring
  • Publication Date: 03-11-2005
  • Format: h/b

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A new novel by Laurence Fleming, whose award-winning first novel was published in 1959 to great acclaim by, among others, Nancy Mitford. It is a darkly comic description of an afternoon session in a clinic for alcoholics, sharply observed and poignant. Readers see glimpses of what has led the characyers to this point and, through interior monologue, their self-delusions and attitudes to their situation. This is a powerful, controversial and unflinching book.
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A new novel by Laurence Fleming, whose award-winning first novel was published in 1959 to great acclaim by, among others, Nancy Mitford. It is a darkly comic description of an afternoon session in a clinic for alcoholics, sharply observed and poignant. Readers see glimpses of what has led the characyers to this point and, through interior monologue, their self-delusions and attitudes to their situation. This is a powerful, controversial and unflinching book.

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