Piers of the Homeless Night

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This is one of 50 new books celebrating the pioneering spirit of the iconic ‘Penguin Modern Classics’ series, with each one offering a concentrated hit of its contemporary, international flavour. Here are authors ranging from Kathy Acker to James Baldwin, Truman Capote to Stanislaw Lem and George Orwell to Stevie Smith; essays radical and inspiring; poems moving and disturbing; stories surreal and fabulous; taking us from the deep South to modern Japan, New York’s underground scene to the farthest reaches of outerspace.

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‘See my hand up-tipped, learn the secret of my human heart…’

Soaring, freewheeling snapshots of life on the road across America, from the Beat writer who inspired a generation.

Penguin Modern: fifty new books celebrating the pioneering spirit of the iconic Penguin Modern Classics series, with each one offering a concentrated hit of its contemporary, international flavour. Here are authors ranging from Kathy Acker to James Baldwin, Truman Capote to Stanislaw Lem and George Orwell to Shirley Jackson; essays radical and inspiring; poems moving and disturbing; stories surreal and fabulous; taking us from the deep South to modern Japan, New York’s underground scene to the farthest reaches of outer space.

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Weight 0.049 kg
Dimensions 15.9 × 11.1 × 0.3 cm
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Publisher

Imprint

Cover

Paperback

Pages

64

Language

English

Edition

Reprint

Dewey

813.54 (edition:23)

Readership

General – Trade / Code: K