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Gerald"s party

a novel
  • 316 Pages
  • 0.38 MB
  • English
Grove Press, Distributed by Publishers Group West , New York, [Emeryville, CA]
Dinners and dining -- Fiction, Entertaining -- Fi
Statementby Robert Coover.
LC ClassificationsPS3553.O633 G47 1997
The Physical Object
Pagination316 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL684116M
ISBN 100802135285
LC Control Number97030905

Gerald's Party book. Read 28 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Robert Coover's wicked and surreally comic novel takes place at a ch /5. "Gerald's Party" depicts a single evening in the life of Gerry, a married man who has opened his home to a flood of strange friends, and describes the chaotic string of strange events which occur.

The book is written in real time, its pages comprising a single narrative, unbroken by chapters, from the party's beginning to its end/5(7). Gerald's Party [Robert COOVER] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers/5(7).

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Gerald's Party (Coover, Robert) by Robert Coover () on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers/5(7). About The Book “None of us noticed the body at first.” So begins Gerald’s Party, which The New York Times Book Review called “far beyond humor and self-parody a work of purest, unremitting malevolence.” Robert Coover’s wicked and surreally comic novel takes place at a chilling, ribald, and absolutely fascinating party.

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Now Gerald's party continues around her murdered corpse (it is, after all, just the first of the night), as the guests indulge in drinking, flirting and jealousies, and the police make their brutal investigations.

Preview of Gerald's Party Summary. At its most obvious level, Gerald's Party is about the insensitivity and cruelty of certain modes of social interaction. The entire novel covers a party given by the narrator, whose last name and occupation are never revealed, and his amazingly docile wife.

Gerald's Party A Novel by Robert Coover. ebook. Sign up to save your library. Robert Coover has published fourteen novels, three books of short fiction, and a collection of plays since The Origin of the Brunists received the William Faulkner Foundation First Novel Award in His short fiction has appeared in the New Yor.

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Get this from a library. Gerald's party: a novel. [Robert Coover] -- "Robert Coover's wicked and surreally comic novel takes place at a chilling, ribald, and absolutely fascinating party. Amid the drunken guests, a woman turns up murdered on the living room floor. Description Robert Coover's wicked and surreally comic novel takes place at a chilling, ribald, and absolutely fascinating party.

Amid the drunken guests, a woman turns up murdered on the living room floor. Around the corpse, one of several the evening produces, Gerald's party goes on — a chatter. Genre/Form: Fiction: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Coover, Robert.

Gerald's party. New York: Linden Press,© (OCoLC) Around the corpse, one of several the evening produces, Gerald''s party goes on — a chatter of voices, names, faces, overheard gags, rounds of storytelling, and a mounting curve of desire.

What Coover has in store for his guests (besides an evening gone mad) is part murder mystery, part British parlor drama, and part sly and dazzling.

The latest work by the author of The Public Burning is a less-than-inspired story. It is set during the course of a single evening, at a party given by a fellow named Gerald. The guests, a curious lot. "Gerald's Party" is an account of a party gone wildly out of control in every way possible.

The story climaxes with an impropmtu and highly metaphorical theatre production in Gerald's living room, mind you, involving all the (surviving) characters (clothed and unclothed) that summaraizes the whole concept of the book/5.

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I can't grasp that fact. It seems like yesterday I won't digress but all those reading this that have kids I am sure you understand. Anyways back to the party So here is the cake I made: I am. Stephen King is the author of more than sixty books, all of them worldwide bestsellers.

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I breezed through The Party, a book about a 16 year old birthday party that goes wrong, and the aftermath that ensues. Parts of the book felt like contemporary fiction and others felt like a young adult book, due to the alternating viewpoints between the various /5.

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Piggie has never been to a party. But today she is invited to a party. She asks Gerald, the party expert to go with her. Is Gerald a real perfect party expert. Could they get ready well for the party. Gerald and Piggie want to play a game and surprise each other—but the biggest surprise is the one they least expect.

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Piggie has been invited to a party, and her friend Gerald the elephant gives advice on how to get ready in this humorous beginning reader.

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Mo Willems delivers on what every beginning reader wants and needs: simple but engaging text, with only a handful of words on each page, and a short but hilarious story line/5. Gerald Murphy. Gerald Clery Murphy (Ma – Octo ) was born in Boston to the family that owned the Mark Cross Company, sellers of fine leather was of an Irish American father was Patrick Francis Murphy(); he had 2 siblings - Esther Knesborough()and Patrick Timothy().

Gerald's Game is the one book that made me feel uneasy about putting down the book and turning out the light. On the other hand, it also includes the most unbelievable, unlikely and coincidental plot twist ever encountered in a King book/5(31). Piggie is invited to her first party.

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Kaufman is the author or editor of nearly a dozen books including a biography of Rosalynn Carter and a /5.Immediately download the Gerald's Party summary, chapter-by-chapter analysis, book notes, essays, quotes, character descriptions, lesson plans, and more - everything you need for studying or teaching Gerald's Party.