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Last Resort, Hardback Book

Last Resort Hardback

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'If Less by Andrew Sean Greer left a hole in your life, good news: Last Resort will fill it.

Fast and funny, it feels like a backstage pass to the book world'MEG MASON'A brilliant take on what it means to be an artist in a world of endless compromises.

Look out, Faust, there's a new sheriff in town'GARY SHTEYNGART'I finished it in a day'NELL ZINK'A strange and beguiling book about the contrivances, connivances and mysteries of creation, with an especially visceral depiction of male anxiety and an absolutely blistering end.

A terrific debut'JOSHUA FERRIS'Last Resort plunged me summarily into a one-sitting read.

I came up for air awed by this sophisticated, high-stakes moral drama'HERMIONE HOBY'A propulsive tale of American literary ambition...

A keenly observed and sharp-witted debut that's assured from first page to last'TOM RACHMANCaleb Horowitz is twenty-seven, and his wildest dreams are about to come true.

His manuscript has caught the attention of the literary agent, who offers him fame, fortune and a taste of the literary life.

He can't wait for his book to be shopped around to every editor in New York, except one: Avi Dietsch, a college rival and the novel's 'inspiration.'When Avi gets his hands on the manuscript, he sees nothing but theft - and opportunity. And so Caleb is forced to make a Faustian bargain, one that tests his theories of success, ambition and the limits of art.

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