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Gerald's Party

(1986)
A novel by

 
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 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, part sly and dazzling meditation of time, theater, and love.

 
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Hardback Editions

April 1986 : UK Hardback
Title: Gerald's Party
Author(s): Robert Coover
ISBN: 0-434-14290-5 / 978-0-434-14290-3 (UK edition)
Publisher: William Heinemann Ltd
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January 1986 : USA Hardback
Title: Gerald's Party
Author(s): Robert Coover
ISBN: 0-671-60655-7 / 978-0-671-60655-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
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Paperback Editions

April 2011 : UK Paperback
Title: Gerald's Party (Penguin Modern Classics)
Author(s): Robert Coover
ISBN: 0-14-119298-4 / 978-0-14-119298-7 (UK edition)
Publisher: Penguin Classics
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September 1997 : USA Paperback
Title: Gerald's Party (Coover, Robert)
Author(s): Robert Coover
ISBN: 0-8021-3528-5 / 978-0-8021-3528-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Grove Press
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February 1988 : UK Paperback
Title: Gerald's Party (Paladin Books)
Author(s): Robert Coover
ISBN: 0-586-08652-8 / 978-0-586-08652-0 (UK edition)
Publisher: Paladin
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January 1987 : USA Paperback
Title: Gerald's Party (Plume Contemporary Fiction)
Author(s): Robert Coover
ISBN: 0-452-25878-2 / 978-0-452-25878-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Plume
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Kindle Editions

May 2014 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
Title: Gerald's Party
Author(s): Robert Coover
Publisher: Dzanc Books
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April 2011 : UK Kindle edition
Title: Gerald's Party (Penguin Modern Classics)
Author(s): Robert Coover
Publisher: Penguin
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