The Resource Pillow, Andrew Battershill

Pillow, Andrew Battershill

Label
Pillow
Title
Pillow
Statement of responsibility
Andrew Battershill
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Most of the things Pillow really liked to do were obviously morally wrong. He wasn't an idiot; clearly it was wrong to punch people in the face for money. But there had been an art to it, and it had been thrilling and thoughtful for him. The zoo was also evil, a jail for animals who'd committed no crimes, but he just loved it. The way Pillow figured it, love wasn't about goodness, it wasn't about being right, loving the very best person, or having the most ethical fun. Love was about being alone and making some decisions. Pillow loves animals. Especially the exotic ones. Which is why he chooses the zoo for the drug runs he does as a low-level enforcer for a crime syndicate run by Andre Breton. He doesn't love his life of crime, but he isn't cut out for much else, what with all the punches to the head he took as a professional boxer. And now that he's accidentally but sort-of happily knocked up his neighbor, he wants to get out and go straight. But first there's the matter of some stolen coins, possibly in the possession of George Bataille, which leads Pillow on a bizarre caper that involves kidnapping a morphine-addled Antonin Artaud, some corrupt cops, a heavy dose of Surrealism, and a quest to see some giraffes
Cataloging source
ln
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1988-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Battershill, Andrew
Dewey number
[Fic]
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Boxers (Sports)
  • Organized crime
  • Gangsters
Target audience
adult
Label
Pillow, Andrew Battershill
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
237 p.
Isbn
9781552453162
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
System control number
  • 191454
  • 5562014
Label
Pillow, Andrew Battershill
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
237 p.
Isbn
9781552453162
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
System control number
  • 191454
  • 5562014

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