A Confederacy of Dunces Paperback
The ordinary folk of New Orleans seem to think he is unhinged as well.
Ignatius ignores them as he heaves his vast bulk through the city's fleshpots in a noble crusade against vice, modernity and ignorance.
But his momma has a nasty surprise in store for him.
Ignatius must get a job. Undaunted, he uses his new-found employment to further his mission - and now he has a pirate costume and a hot-dog cart to do it with ...
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 448 pages
- Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
- Publication Date: 26/01/2006
- Category: Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)
- ISBN: 9780141023465
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Review by alexrichman
A brutally funny romp that skewers the overly indulgently and over-educated, with a thoroughly odious hero you can't help but root for.
Review by dbsovereign
I don't adore this book the way some people do, but it's okay. I think my main problem with it is with the fact that the main character gets on my nerves. Also, I do not find "whacky realism" all that enthralling, nor the satire all that funny.