By Harold Pinter
“Brilliant, cranky, and kooky, and the narrative passages are one of the most exciting ever written.” —Library Journal
“Some of the author’s so much enduring themes—notably, sexual jealousy and betrayal—are current. . . . The narration exhibits lines of writers as a number of as Joyce and Beckett, e.e. cummings and J.P. Donleavy.” —The Washington Post
“The Abbott and Costello meet Samuel Beckett discussion . . . makes you chortle out loud.” —The Village Voice
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