Will Self has established himself as one of the most brilliant, daring, and inventive writers of his generation My Idea of Fun is Will Self s highly acclaimed first novel The story of a devilishly clever international financier marketing wizard and his young apprentice, My Idea of Fun is both a frighteningly dark subterranean exploration of capitalism run rampant and a wickedly sharp, technically acute display of linguistic pyrotechnics that glows with pure white hot brilliance Ian Wharton is a very ordinary young man until he is taken under the wing of a gentleman known variously as Mr Broadhurst, Samuel Northcliff, and finally and simply the Fat Controller Loudmouthed, impeccably tailored, and a fount of bombastic erudition, the Fat Controller initiates Ian into the dark secrets of his arts of marketing, money, and the human psyche and takes Ian, and the reader, on a wild voyage around the edges of reality As we careen into the twenty first century, Self perfectly captures the zeitgeist of our times money is the only common language consumerism, violence, and psychosis drug induced and otherwise prevail and the human soul has become the ultimate product. Best Read [ My Idea of Fun ] by [ Will Self ] For Kindle ePUB or eBook – cosmologychris.co.uk
William Self is an English novelist, reviewer and columnist He received his education at University College School, Christ s College Finchley, and Exeter College, Oxford He is married to journalist Deborah Orr.Self is known for his satirical, grotesque and fantastic novels and short stories set in seemingly parallel universes.
- 320 pages
- My Idea of Fun
- Will Self
- 23 April 2018 Will Self