Tomcat in Love (Paperback)Tim O'Brien (author)
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In a tour de force of black comedy, award-winning novelist Tim O'Brien explores the battle of the sexes and creates a savage, startlingly inventive tale with a memorably maddening hero, a modern-day Don Juan who embodies the desires and bewilderment of men everywhere.
Pompous, vain, shallow, inconsiderate, untrustworthy, fickle... linguistics professor Thomas `Tomcat' Chippering is a man much like any other. But when his serial flirting finally drives his wife into the arms of a Florida tycoon, it is more than his fragile pride can stand, and he sets off in pursuit, with vengeance on his mind...
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Number of pages: 384
Weight: 259 g
Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 25 mm
`An extraordinary novel, a sustained and sophisticated comedy.'
`Richly comedic... like a WASPish version of Roth's Portnoy's Complaint... dangerously funny.'
`O'Brien is at his best in this macabre black comedy... a dark, clever fable... extremely funny.'
`A wonderful novel, laugh-out-loud funny.'
`Lust, laughs and literary mastery.'
New York Post
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