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Undone

(2015)
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Things have not been going well for Dez. He's broke, jobless, angry and without a future. Then he happens to see an episode of "Tovah in the Afternoon" featuring the fabulously successful memoirist Jasper Ulrickson...

A masterful satire, this novel hinges on celebrity envy-and the anarchic imperatives of desire. Dez, determined to bring Jasper down to his own level, devises a diabolical scheme to ruin Jasper's reputation and seize his fortune. He uses a novel weapon: forbidden Eros. What ensues is a descent into psychological nightmare, one lit with dark flashes of humor and illuminating tragedy. Like watching Othello fall to Iago's masterful manipulations, we are riveted by Dez's cruel trick, this coldly calculated attempt to destroy another human being-this spectacle of an upright man brought low by envy and the implacable demands of desire.

A risk-taking and courageous novel unsparing in its dissection of the erotic impulse, Undone speaks to our era's corrosive fascination with the cult of celebrity, money and the compulsion to get ahead at all costs.

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Paperback Editions

May 2017 : UK Paperback
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Title: Undone
Author(s): John Colapinto
ISBN: 1-909269-65-4 / 978-1-909269-65-1 (UK edition)
Publisher: Silvertail Books
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April 2016 : Canada Paperback
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Title: Undone
Author(s): John Colapinto
ISBN: 1-4434-3469-8 / 978-1-4434-3469-0 (Canada edition)
Publisher: Harper Perennial
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April 2016 : USA Paperback
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Title: Undone: A Novel
Author(s): John Colapinto
ISBN: 1-59376-642-4 / 978-1-59376-642-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Soft Skull Press
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April 2015 : Canada Paperback
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Title: Undone
Author(s): John Colapinto
ISBN: 1-4434-3468-X / 978-1-4434-3468-3 (Canada edition)
Publisher: Patrick Crean Editions
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Audio Editions

June 2016 : Audio CD
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Title: Undone: A Novel
Author(s): John Colapinto
ISBN: 1-5159-0842-9 / 978-1-5159-0842-5
Publisher: Tantor Audio
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June 2016 : Audio CD
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Title: Undone: A Novel
Author(s): John Colapinto
ISBN: 1-5159-5842-6 / 978-1-5159-5842-0
Publisher: Tantor Audio
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


June 2016 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: Undone: A Novel
Author(s): John Colapinto
Publisher: Tantor Audio
Availability: Amazon CA   


Kindle Editions

May 2017 : Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: Undone
Author(s): John Colapinto
Publisher: Silvertail Books
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


April 2015 : Canada Kindle edition
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Title: Undone: A Novel
Author(s): John Colapinto
Publisher: Patrick Crean Editions
Availability: Amazon CA   



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