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The Selman-troytt Papers

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"Selflessly recording his bodily functions for the advancement of science, Selman-Troytt was a trailblazer. . . . Kudos to P.J. Barrington: Victorian convention will never appear the same again."-Financial Times

"Before Selman-Troytt people had little or no knowledge of their own bodies."-Professor Minskov, Minskov Institute of Stimulus, Minsk

A comic tour de force in the tradition of Franois Rabelais and Jonathan Swift, The Selman-Troytt Papers meticulously presents the life of a fictitious Victorian scientist obsessed with his bodily emissions. The hoax is gloriously comprehensive: there are letters, diaries, extracts from his works, photographs, a bibliography, and even a preface to the (nonexistent) 1951 edition.


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October 2008 : UK Paperback

Title: The Selman-Troytt Papers
Author(s): Philip Barrington
ISBN: 1-905847-59-9 / 978-1-905847-59-4 (UK edition)
Publisher: Old Street Publishing
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK