Mammals

Mammals

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AUTHOR: Pierre Merot
PUBLISHED: 6th July 2006
ISBN: 9781841955834
£9.99

'EVERY MODEL FAMILY SHOULD HAVE A FUCK-UP: A FAMILY WITHOUT A FUCK-UP IS NOT TRULY A FAMILY ...'

So begins the story of Uncle, one of life's most accomplished under-achievers. A morose bachelor squashed between the legacy of a dozen futile jobs and his mother's endless disapproval, Uncle remains alive to the possibility that - with a little help from booze, sex and writing - life might offer something more meaningful.

Caustic, comic and gleefully honest, Mammals is a tale of deliverance from the dregs of a shabby modern age.
'A bitterly funny novel about a dissolute, alcoholic loser who wanders between dead-end jobs and therapists.', Financial Times
'Bitter and hilarious, with a razor-sharp sense of the absurd.', Niall Griffiths
'Made me laugh and cry simultaneously, which made my face look very strange, but my brain, my soul, and my heart very happy. Mérot is one of the most important novelists of our country.', Frederic Beigbeder
'Funny, mischievous, unhoped for, and written so perfectly. In a word, brilliant.', La Figaro

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