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A Box Of Matches By Nicholson Baker

A Box Of Matches
by Nicholson Baker

A man gets up earlier and earlier each day, dresses in the dark, makes his coffee and lights the fire with a box of matches.

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A Box Of Matches Summary


A man gets up earlier and earlier each day, dresses in the dark, makes his coffee and lights the fire with a box of matches. Then he rummages through the thoughts that crowd his head and preoccupy him. Here is mid-life domesticated man, whose thoughts veer brilliantly from love and marriage, to firelighters and suicide, in the twinkling of an eye. This is Baker at his best, humorous and observant, revealing the underlying truths about the ephemerality of life, the joy of small things, the darkness just the other side of everyday life - all human life in a box of matches.

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Additional information

GOR001619772
A Box Of Matches
Nicholson Baker
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Vintage Publishing
2004-01-01
192
0099448386
9780099448389
N/A
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us.