The Mighty Angel

by Jerzy Pilch
The Mighty Angel
  • ISBN-13: 9781934824085
  • Author(s): Jerzy Pilch
  • Subject: Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)|modern fiction
  • Publisher: Open Letter
  • Imprint: Open Letter
  • Publication Date: 15-04-2009
  • Format: h/b

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The alcoholic misadventures of a writer named Jerzy, who has woken up in rehab 18 times. Whilst in rehab he has been treated by the stern therapist Moses Alias I Alcohol and each time, after leaving, he has stopped of at the off-license to pick up the alcohol supplies necessary to help his face the return to his ruined apartment. Whilst in rehab Jerzy collects the stories of his fellow alcoholics, Don Juan the Rib, the Sugar King, the Queen of Kent and the Hero of Socialist Labor, trying to tell the universal story and motivations of the alcoholic.
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The alcoholic misadventures of a writer named Jerzy, who has woken up in rehab 18 times. Whilst in rehab he has been treated by the stern therapist Moses Alias I Alcohol and each time, after leaving, he has stopped of at the off-license to pick up the alcohol supplies necessary to help his face the return to his ruined apartment. Whilst in rehab Jerzy collects the stories of his fellow alcoholics, Don Juan the Rib, the Sugar King, the Queen of Kent and the Hero of Socialist Labor, trying to tell the universal story and motivations of the alcoholic.

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