A Confederacy of Dunces

fiction by John Kennedy Toole

Blurb

A Confederacy of Dunces is an American comic masterpiece. John Kennedy Toole's hero, one Ignatius J. Reilly, is "huge, obese, fractious, fastidious, a latter-day Gargantua, a Don Quixote of the French Quarter. His story bursts with wholly original characters, denizens of New Orleans' lower depths, incredibly true-to-life dialogue, and the zaniest series of high and low comic adventures" (Henry Kisor, Chicago Sun-Times).

First Published

1980

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Misfritz.com informiert. Das Schicksal von Kennedy Toole ist der schlagende Beweis für die oft penetrante Dummheit der Verlagsmenschen. Einen Tag nach seinem Selbstmord sollte er endlich doch noch verlegt werden.

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