- Author:Geoff Nicholson
- Publisher:Overlook Books; Reprint edition (September 1, 1996)
- Pages:240 pages
- Subcategory:British & Irish
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Still life with Volkswagens .
Still life with Volkswagens. One. Gentlemen Prefer Volkswagens. But it all changed when a man in a Volkswagen stole his daughter, slept with his wife, invaded his house, turned the media against him and caused his incarceration. You would probably listen politely to these colourful fantasies. Once such obvious contenders as basket, book, bristles, biro, button and bulbs have been eliminated and everyone has admitted defeat, Magenta tells them that the b in question stands for ‘bare bottom’. But we can’t see anybody’s bare bottom, Charles Lederer reminds her gently but authoritatively, and even as he says it he realises his error.
Still Life with Volkswagens Hardcover – October 1, 1995. Nicholson (Everything and More) hilariously reunites the cast of characters from his first novel, Street Sleeper, saddling them with varying degrees of obsession with Volkswagens. by. Geoff Nicholson (Author). Find all the books, read about the author, and more. Charles Lederer, recently deinstitutionalized former member of Parliament, hitchhikes through England in a fugue state, discovering that "wherever there's trouble, there's always a Volkswagen" and concluding, therefore, that the Bug is "quite clearly the car of the devil.
Still life with Volkswagens
Still life with Volkswagens. He would tell you, if you asked, that he used to be a well-respected figure in English public life; a back-bench Tory MP and director of a handful of extremely profitable companies.
Still Life With Volkswagens book. I keep saying I won't read another Geoff Nicholson book - nothing can match up to the sheer snork-your-coffee side-splitting humour of What We Did on Our Holidays, but each book is different and very good in its own way. But I must admit I do have my eye on Flesh Guitar for my next GN book, like his personal obsession with Volkswagens, I think he has a thing for guitars to. .Jan 04, 2019 Tony rated it really liked it. Shelves: novels, own-loanable, setting-england. Still life with Volkswagens. Nicholson, Geoff, 1953-. Books for People with Print Disabilities. Internet Archive Books. Uploaded by KellyCritch on November 5, 2009.
I bought this book at first because I too have a strange passion for Volkswagens. Nicholson brings the reader a diverse group of Volkswagen "nuts", and with some of his characters, the quotation marks would be optional. All of his characters, from an annoyingly precocious little boy, to a millionaire who vanished, to a platoon of neo-Nazi skinheads are brought together convincingly by that odd-shaped "car of the people" in this absurd romp through our times.
Geoff J. Nicholson (born 4 March 1953) is a British novelist and non-fiction writer. Geoff J. Nicholson was born in Hillsborough, Sheffield studied English at Gonville and Caius College Cambridge, and Modern European Drama at the University of Essex. He is generally regarded as a satirist in the tradition of Evelyn Waugh, his writing also being compared favorably with that of Kinsgley and Martin Amis, Jonathan Coe, Will Self and Zadie Smith.
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Naturally Still Life with Volkswagens is full of Nicholson’s brand of dark humour while the book includes a fair amount of trivia about Volkswagens, somehow or another, various Volkswagen drivers and collectors are mentioned: Ted Bundy, Charles Manson, Hitler.
Naturally Still Life with Volkswagens is full of Nicholson’s brand of dark humour. Here’s Barry having a conversation of sorts with Phelan: You’re like me Barry. while the book includes a fair amount of trivia about Volkswagens, somehow or another, various Volkswagen drivers and collectors are mentioned: Ted Bundy, Charles Manson, Hitler and even the Fabulous Elvis also find their way into these pages.