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Firmin: Adventures of a Metropolitan Lowlife

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Sam Savage Sam Savage


Nostalgia, dreams and hopes.

9 years ago at Dec 4 10:54
Boston, the 60s. The rat Firmin's life begins in the basement of a old bookshop, the runt of litter of 13. Rejected by his family, he has no choice but to feed on the pages he tears out of books, until he discovers he actually understands the words written on them and starts devouring them, figuratively, instead.

Exploring the neighbourhood, he discovers Scollay Square and the Rialt... read more
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Website: Amazon
Manufacturer: Coffee House Press
Release date: 1 April 2006
ISBN-10 : 1566891817 | ISBN-13: 9781566891813
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