White Merc with Fins Paperback – January 1, 1997 .
White Merc with Fins Paperback – January 1, 1997. by. J. M. Hawes (Author). Find all the books, read about the author, and more.
A White Merc with Fins" touched a chord in my soul. This book isn't about 'haves and have nots' though, its the story of a man who wishes simply to save his own life. I'm 24, LMC, educated, shiftless, lost in a dreadful demanding world that expects those without a trust fund to work like stink for the basic pleasures of life while those 'with' can "look up a friend in publishing" when uni finishes.
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A white Merc with fins. Hawes, J. (James . Publication date. urn:acs6:we:pdf:260-527ca8704d86 urn:acs6:we:epub:117-bd6c38d12cf1 urn:oclc:record:1036903877. ark:/13960/t7zk65n61. James Hawes is the author of six novels, including White Powder, Green Light and Speak for England. Библиографические данные. This novel is narrated by a balding, middle-class man who, in his late twenties, is suddenly faced with his own mortality and mediocrity Читать весь отзыв. A White Merc With Fins.
The first two, A White Merc with Fins (1996) and Rancid Aluminium (1997) were both Sunday Times bestsellers. The Guardian praised Hawes as a satirist for his novels, Speak for England (2005) and My Little Armalite (2008). His Kafka biography, Excavating Kafka (2008), caused outrage in Germany.
A White Merc With Fins is determined and surprisingly successful at transporting the aesthetic of Pulp Fiction and the caper plot of Reservoir Dogs to Shepherd's Bush. Fast, sexy, bristling with more neologisms than a Douglas Coupland novel". Thank you for signing up to the Penguin Newsletter. The underlying theme is a critique of western society and our crazy mixed up priorites. What 'normal' society sees as deviance, ie drugs.
ISBN 10: 0099591510 ISBN 13: 9780099591511. Publisher: Vintage Books USA, 1997.