Rat Man of Paris

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Overlook Press, 1993 - Fiction - 179 pages
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Rat Man of Paris

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West's 1986 novel takes readers into the mind of Paris's famous Rat Man, who would shock passersby by exposing a live rat kept hidden beneath his coat. West delves into the Rat Man's fictional life ... Read full review

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This is a short elegant novel. Paul West's best I've encountered. Read full review


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Paul West, called "a national treasure," is the author of eighteen novels, most recently Life with Swan, and ten works of nonfiction. A recipient of numerous awards and honors, he has taught at Brown University, Cornell University, and the University of Arizona. He lives in Ithaca, New York.

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