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One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest By Ken Kesey

One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest
by Ken Kesey

Chief Bromden, whom the authorities believe is deaf and dumb, tells the story of a mental institution ruled by Big Nurse on behalf of the powerful Combine. Into this terrifying world comes McMurphy, a gambling man, who wages war on behalf of his cowed fellow-inmates. What follows is at once hilarious and heroic, tragic and ultimately liberating.
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One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest Summary


Chief Bromden, half American-Indian, whom the authorities believe is deaf and dumb, tells the story of a mental institution ruled by Big Nurse on behalf of the all-powerful Combine. Into this terrifying grey world comes McMurphy, a brawling gambling man, who wages total war on behalf of his cowed fellow-inmates. What follows is at once hilarious and heroic, tragic and ultimately liberating. Since its first publication in 1962, Ken Kesey's astonishing first novel has achieved the status of a contemporary classic. "Kesey can be funny, he can be lyrical, he can do dialogue, and he can write a muscular narrative. In fact there's not much better come out of America in the sixties...If you haven't already read this book, do so. If youhave, read it again" - Douglas Eadie, "Scotsman".

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Sku
GOR001225789
Title
One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest
Author
Condition
Very Good
Binding type
Paperback
Publisher
Pan Macmillan
Year published
Number of pages
256
ISBN 10
0330235648
ISBN 13
9780330235648
Prizes
N/A
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