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The Journalist

A Novel

by Harry Mathews

Paperback, 239 pages, W W Norton & Co Inc, List Price: $12.95 |


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After suffering from a nervous breakdown, a diarist keeps an obsessive record of his life.


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A Depressive Diarist Chronicles His Descent

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