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The Art of Failing

(2017)
A novel by

 
 
An Observer book of the year

HAUNTED! By endless tiny humiliations.

STRUGGLING! To resurrect the corpse of his literary career.

ENSNARED! In a loving yet bamboozling marriage.

A man at odds with the universe, Anthony McGowan stumbles from one improbable fiasco to the next. On the mean streets of West Hampstead he reflects upon all that is at the heart of life itself - socks with holes, underwhelming packed lunches, broken washing machines, Kierkegaard, liver salts, British Library eccentricities and disapproving ladies on trains. In this chronicle of one man's daily failures and disappointments, McGowan can't help but speak his mind - with cringeworthy and hilarious results.

Genre: General Fiction

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June 2018 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Art of Failing
Author(s): Anthony McGowan
ISBN: 1-78607-354-4 / 978-1-78607-354-9 (UK edition)
Publisher: Oneworld Publications
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September 2017 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Art of Failing
Author(s): Anthony McGowan
ISBN: 1-78607-182-7 / 978-1-78607-182-8 (UK edition)
Publisher: Oneworld Publications
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September 2017 : USA, Australia, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: The Art of Failing: Notes from the Underdog
Author(s): Anthony McGowan
Publisher: Oneworld Publications
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September 2017 : UK Kindle edition
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Title: The Art of Failing: Notes from the Underdog
Author(s): Anthony McGowan
Publisher: Oneworld Publications
Availability: Amazon UK