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Título: Ludmilla's Broken English
Editorial: Faber and Faber, London, UK
Año de publicación: 2006
Encuadernación: Hard Cover
Condición del libro: As New
Condición de la sobrecubierta: As New
Ejemplar firmado: Signed by Author
Edición: First Edition
Signed by the author in black ink. An absolutely perfect first edition/first printing, not price-clipped, ex-libris or remaindered and with no inscriptions.This is the hilarious second novel by the author of Vernon God Little, detailing the adventures of Bunny and Blair, conjoined twins separated after thirty years. Highly-collectible. One of the most exciting authors around. DBC Pierre won the Booker Prize 2006, and it's only a matter of time before he does it again. This is a true UK first edition, with the numbers 24681097531 all present on the numberline. All of our books are protected by a removable plastic cover, and dispatched with care. SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR. N° de ref. de la librería 000028
DBC Pierre's second novel charts the unlikely meeting between East and West that follows Ludmila Derev's appearance on a Russian brides website. Determined to save her family from starvation in the face of marauding Gnez troops, Ludmila's journey into the world and womanhood is an odyssey of sour wit, even sourer vodka, and a Soviet tractor probably running on goat's piss.
Thousands of miles to the West, the Heath twins are separated after 33 years conjoined at the abdomen. Released for the first time from an institution rumoured to have been founded for an illegitimate child of Charles II, they are suddenly plunged into a round-the-clock world churning with opportunity, rowdy with the chatter of freedom, democracy, self-empowerment and sex.
A wild and raucous picaresque dripping with flavours of British bacon and nasty Russian vodka, Ludmila's Broken English is a tale of tango-ing twins on a journey into the unknown. A ride so outrageously improbable it just may happen, DBC Pierre's second novel confirms his place in the ranks of today's most original storytellers.
Críticas: "'Expect the baroque. Expect slapstick and speed, funny and obscene, and a near-gorgeous overwrite out of which come occasional moments of shocking loss and beauty... It's a gothic vision of post-Blakeian Albion let loose in the world, a racy, rancid, overblown indictment as its hugely likeable heroine from the East, whose spirit, not broken at all, is full of righteous fury.' Ali Smith, Sunday Telegraph 'Pierre's gift for comic ventriloquism is as dazzling as ever.' Tim Lott, Evening Standard"
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