Spurious

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In a raucous debut that summons up the ironic British classic Goon Show, writer and philosopher Lars Iyer tells the story of someone very like himself, who - together with his more successful friend - goes in search of more palatable literary conferences where they serve better gin. Another reason for their yammering journeys is the fact that the narrator's home is slowly being taken over by a fungus and no one knows what can be done about it. Before it completely swallows his house, the narrator feels compelled to solve some big philosophical questions.
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9781935554288
9781935554929
193555428
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In a raucous debut that summons up Britain's fabled Goon Squad comedies, writer and philosopher Lars Iyer tells the story of someone very like himself with a "slightly more successful" friend and their journeys in search of more palatable literary conferences and better gin. One reason for their journeys: the narrator's home is slowly being taken over by a fungus that no one seems to know what to do about.
Before it completely swallows his house, the narrator feels compelled to solve some major philosophical questions (such as "Why?") and the meaning of his urge to write, as well as the source of the fungus ... before it is too late. Or, he has to move.

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