The Neon Bible

The Neon Bible

John Kennedy Toole

Language: English

Pages: 162

ISBN: 0802132073

Format: PDF / Kindle (mobi) / ePub


John Kennedy Toole—who won a posthumous Pulitzer Prize for his best-selling comic masterpiece A Confederacy of Dunces—wroteThe Neon Bible for a literary contest at the age of sixteen. The manuscript languished in a drawer and became the subject of a legal battle among Toole’s heirs. It was only in 1989, thirty-five years after it was written and twenty years after Toole’s suicide at thirty-one, that this amazingly accomplished and evocative novel was freed for publication.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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