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Life in the West

Life in the West Serie: Squire Quartet
Genre: fantasy
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Thomas C. Squire, creator of the hit documentary series Frankenstein Among the Arts, one-time secret agent and founder of the Society for Popular aesthetics, is attending an international media symposium in Sicily. It is here that he becomes involved with lovely, but calculating Selina Ajdina. Alongside the drama of the conference is the story of Squires private lifethe tale of his infidelity, the horrifying circumstances surrounding his fathers death and the threatened future of his ancestral home in England. Selected by Anthony Burgess as one of the 99 best novels since 1939.
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  1. Brian W. Aldiss LIFE IN THE WEST
  2. Introduction to the E-Reads Edition
  3. Prelude
  4. Spring 1977
  5. FRANKENSTEIN AMONG THE ARTS
  6. Episode One:
  7. Eternal Ephemera
  8. 1. The International Congress
  9. Ermalpa, September 1978
  10. FIRST INTERNATIONAL CONGRESS OF INTERGRAPHIC CRITICISM
  11. 2. Flattery and Higher Foolishness
  12. Ermalpa, September 1978
  13. 3. A View from the Beach
  14. Pippet Hall, Norfolk, June 1977
  15. 4. Conversation with Drinas
  16. Ermalpa, September 1978
  17. 5. She s Only a Sex Symbol
  18. Pippet Hall, Norfolk, June 1977
  19. In Memory of Ernest Albert Davies
  20. 1896-1977
  21. Councillor
  22. He fought for and Saved this Pleasant Place
  23. Erected by his Fellow Citizens
  24. 6. Putting Our Socialist Friends to Rights
  25. Ermalpa, September 1978
  26. 7. Land Full of Strange Gods
  27. Pippet Hall, Norfolk, Christmas 1976
  28. 8. Sublimated Coin Warfare
  29. Ermalpa, September 1978
  30. 9. How to get to Ostrow Lomelsky
  31. Singapore, Spring 1977
  32. 10. Slatko
  33. Ermalpa, September 1978
  34. 11. The Strong Act as They Have Power to Act
  35. Blakeney, Norfolk, July 1978
  36. 12. Tribal Customs
  37. Ascot, Berks, New Year s Eve 1977
  38. 13. Illegal Currency Charges
  39. Ermalpa, September 1978
  40. 14. An Ideological Decision
  41. Paddington, London, September 1978
  42. Copyright


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