Blue of Noon

Penguin UK
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Set against the backdrop of Europe's slide into Fascism, Blue of Noon is a blackly compelling account of depravity and violence. As its narrator lurches despairingly from city to city in a surreal sexual and mental nightmare of squalor, sadism and drunken encounters, his internal collapse mirrors the fighting and marching on the streets outside. Exploring the dark forces beneath the surface of civilization, this is a novel torn between identifying with history's victims and being seduced by the monstrous glamour of its terrible victors, and is one of the twentieth century's great nihilist works.
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Publisher
Penguin UK
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Published on
May 7, 2015
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Pages
128
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ISBN
9780241215395
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Language
English
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Genres
Fiction / Classics
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Content Protection
This content is DRM protected.
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Eligible for Family Library

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