The First Bad Man

by Miranda July

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The First Bad Man Synopsis

Astounding . (Lena Dunham, creator of Girls and author of Not That Kind of Girl). The First Bad Man brings together all of July's talents - it's a book that must be read, a book that must be purchased - in duplicate - one for you, one for a friend. Don't think you can loan this book - you'll never get it back . (A M Homes, author of This Book Will Save Your Life and May We Be Forgiven). The first novel by the filmmaker, artist and bestselling author Miranda July confirms her as a spectacularly original, iconic, and important voice today, and a writer for all time. The First Bad Man is dazzling and unforgettable.

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The First Bad Man Press Reviews

'Astounding ... she will make you laugh, cringe and recognise yourself in a woman you never planned to be ... Never has a novel spoken so deeply to my sexuality, my spirituality, my secret self. I know I am not alone' -- LENA DUNHAM

 

'I am in awe of Miranda July ... The First Bad Man brings together all of July's talents - it's a book that must be read, a book that must be purchased - in duplicate - one for you, one for a friend. Don't think you can loan this book - you'll never get it back' -- A. M. HOMES author of THIS BOOK WILL SAVE YOUR LIFE and MAY WE BE FORGIVEN

 

'If I ever start to doubt the power of language and intelligence, I only have to read a few lines of July to have my faith restored' -- GEORGE SAUNDERS author of THE TENTH OF DECEMBER

 

'Miranda July's heroine in this unforgettable novel is one of the most original, most confounding and strangely sympathetic characters ... This novel is almost impossible to put down, and confirms July as a novelist of the first order' -- DAVE EGGERS

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ISBN: 9781782116721
Publication date: 19/02/2015
Publisher: Canongate Books Ltd
Format: Hardback

Book Information

ISBN: 9781782116721
Publication date: 19th February 2015
Author: Miranda July
Publisher: Canongate Books Ltd
Format: Hardback
Genres: eBook Favourites, Literary Fiction, Relationship Stories,
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About Miranda July

Miranda July is a filmmaker, artist and writer. Her collection of short stories, No One Belongs Here More Than You, won the Frank O'Connor International Short Story Award and has been published in twenty-three countries. Her writing has appeared in The Paris Review, Harper's and The New Yorker; It Chooses You was her first book of non-fiction. She wrote, directed and starred in The Future and Me and You and Everyone We Know - winner of the Camera d'Or at the Cannes Film Festival and a Special Jury Prize at Sundance. July's participatory art includes the website Learning to Love ...

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