Liver A Fictional Organ with a Surface Anatomy of Four Lobes kindle ☆ eBook 9780802129277 ´ Will Self

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Liver A Fictional Organ with a Surface Anatomy of Four Lobes kindle ☆ eBook 9780802129277 ´ Will Self ´ [KINDLE] ✿ Liver A Fictional Organ with a Surface Anatomy of Four Lobes Author Will Self – In this collection of four linked storieGriffon thrice daily but he's always in the pink the following morning and ready to make that killer pitch If blood and bile flow through liverish London the two arteries meet in Birdy Num Num where career junky Billy Chobham performs little services for the customers who gather to wait for the Man while in his blood a virus pullulates A moving portrayal of egos appetites and addictions Liver is an extraordinary achievement from one of the most talented minds working tod The media around Will Self's fiction suggests that he is carving out is own niche in the market This is the second Self book I've read along with the Book of Dave and I agree he does offer something different to anything else mainstream Liver is effectively four mutually exclusive stories that are connected by the largest organ in the body the stories themselves have immaterial crossover Disease addiction feature Of the four lobes the second is the most accessible where an aging cancer sufferer comes back from the brink but then that story drags towards the end The other three I struggled to maintain interest I didn't care about the characters and had the overwhelming sense that I was missing the point throughout I wish I had the brain the size of a planetThe writing and language was attractive in parts but the stories themselves weren't enough to pull me through and I was glad to finally put the book down this morning so I could get on with reading the weekend papers about our financial armageddon Something different like a foregin cocktail but sad old me will return to the real ale methinks

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In this collection of four linked stories Fictional Organ PDFEPUB #233 newly reissued by Grove Will Self takes aim at the disease and decay that target the largest of human organs the liver Set in locales as toxic as a London drinking club and mundane Liver A Epubas a clinic in an orderly Swiss city the stories distill the hard lives of their subjects whether alcoholic drug addict or cancer patient In Foie Humaine set at the Plantation Club it's always a Tuesday afternoon November 2009In Foie Humaine it's always a Tuesday afternoon at the Plantation Club the most cunt filled private pub in London and proprietor Val Carmichael the cunt is drowning the barman's liver in vodka and he might succeed if his own liver that is doesn't fail him first Elsewhere in Leberknödel a woman with terminal liver cancer goes to Zurich to end her own life only to mysteriously miraculously recover after changing her mind An advertisor in Prometheus re enacts an old Greek myth much to the delight of a liver eating vulture and in Birdy Num Num everyone in Tony Riley's little drug den especially Billy Chobham is completely fucked up just ask the virus that's infected them allI've heard of Will Self and remember seeing a few of his story collections in stores but I just added him to my To Read list Volume 3 and promptly forgot But I found Liver advertised as a GoodReads First Reads giveaway entered on a whim and won Awesome Will Self has some interesting stories to tell and the impressive vocabulary with which to tell them although you may briefly doubt that when learning about the many and varied uses of the word cunt in Foie Humaine It's hard to judge a writer on four storiesnovellas alone so I'll definitely give Self another try

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Liver A Fictional Organ with a Surface Anatomy of Four LobesIn midwinter and the shivering A Fictional Organ PDF #10003 denizens of this dusty realm spend their days observing its proprietor as he force feeds the barman vodka spiked beer Joyce Beddoes protagonist of Leberkndel has terminal liver cancer and is on her way to be euthanized in Zurich when miraculously her A Fictional Organ with a ePUB #10003 disease goes into remission In Prometheus a young copywriter at London's most cutting edge ad agency has his liver nibbled by a Though I keep going back to this author I really have to wonder about his state of mind The most mundane of objects are described in gross corporeal terms In Foie Humain a carpet is the color of middle aged shit while in Leberknodel water rivulets 'bleed' across the airplane window and the rivet heads are described as a pimplesurrounded by a ring of infective rust Self's writing has a way of creeping up on you as an accretion of disgust At precisely the moment you start recoiling from the coarse descriptors and the book's cast of rejects the author reminds even admonishes you not to judge the characters or their detestable surroundingsOh and did I mention what must be an absolutely record inclusion of the word 'cunt'