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  • Published: 4 June 2009
  • ISBN: 9780140290578
  • Imprint: Penguin General UK
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 288
  • RRP: $32.99

Liver

And Other Stories




A masterpiece of modern fiction, Liver is one of the most remarkable books of 2008

A moving, hilarious and scabrous portrayal of egos, appetites and addictions, Liver is an extraordinary examination of lives out of control and beyond saving by the pre-eminent chronicler of our neuroses and our times.

  • Published: 4 June 2009
  • ISBN: 9780140290578
  • Imprint: Penguin General UK
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 288
  • RRP: $32.99

About the author

Will Self

Will Self is the author of three short-story collections, The Quantity Theory of Insanity (winner of the 1992 Geoffrey Faber award), Grey Area and Tough Tough Toys for Touch Tough Boys; a dyad of novellas, Cock and Bull, and a third novella, The Sweet Smell of Psychosis; and four novels, My Idea of Fun, Great Apes, How the Dead Live (shortlisted for the Whitbread Novel of the Year 2000) and The Book of Dave.

Together with the photographer David Gamble, he produced Perfidious Man, a sideways look at contemporary masculinity. There have been three collections of journalism, Junk Mail, Sore Sites and Feeding Frenzy. Will Self has written for a plethora of publications over the years and is a regular broadcaster on television and radio. His latest work is a collection of pieces entitled Liver: A Fictional Organ with a Surface Anatomy of Four Lobes.

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