The man who loved bicycles

the memoirs of an autophobe. by Daniel Behrman

Publisher: Harper"s Magazine Press in New York

Written in English
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LC ClassificationsCT275.B5565 A3
The Physical Object
Pagination130 p.
Number of Pages130
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Open LibraryOL5291829M
ISBN 100061203505
LC Control Number72012095
OCLC/WorldCa590729

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The Man Who Loved Children is Christina Stead's masterpiece about family life. Set in Washington during the s, Sam and Henny Pollit are a warring husband and wife.

Their tempestuous marriage, aggravated by too little money, lies at the centre of Stead's satirical and brilliantly observed novel about the relations between husbands and wives.

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She introduces us to John Gilkey, an unrepentant, obsessive book thief, and Ken Sanders, the equally obsessive self-styled “bibliodick,” a book-dealer turned amateur Reviews:   If Hamlet runs four hours and Lear almost five, well, The Man Who Loved Children runs 14 or 15 hours, and though the plot is actually quite neat and progresses steadily, novel-readers are not used.

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2 november Allison Bartlett's recent book The Man Who Loved Books Too Much joins the growing literature about book thieves. Her story of John Gilkey, an irrepressible, unremorseful bandit of rare books, recalls other super-thieves like Ralph Coffman and Stephen Blumberg, who have .