A Fool's Alphabet

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Hutchinson, 1992 - English fiction - 274 pages
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The events of Pietro Russell’s life are told in 26 chapters. From A-Z each chapter is set in a different place and reveals a fragment of his story. As his memories flicker back and forth through time in his search for a resolution to the conflicts of his life, his story gradually unfolds.

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User Review  - Cheryl_in_CC_NV - LibraryThing

The cover of my copy, bought on a spree at a used bookstore, implied it to be YA - which would have made it an entirely different, and more meaningful, book. This just didn't engage me, sorry. Read full review

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User Review  - Eyejaybee - LibraryThing

In his third novel Faulks set himself the task of completing twenty six chapters each taking the name of a place, in alphabetical order, that featured in the life of his protagonist Pietro Russell ... Read full review

Contents

Section 1
1
Section 2
20
Section 3
33
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Sebastian Faulks is the author of seven previous novels, including Birdsong (1993), The Girl at the Lion d'Or (1989), Charlotte Gray (1998), On Green Dolphin Street (2001) and Human Traces (2005). He is also the author of a biographical study, The Fatal Englishman (1996).

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