The Lime Twig

By John Hawkes; Patrick McGrath (Introduction by); Robert Coover (Preface by)
(Penguin Books, Paperback, 9780140189827, 384pp.)

Publication Date: June 1996

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About the Author
John Hawkes (1925-1998) was one of the most innovative and widely regarded novelists of the twentieth century. Born in Stamford, Connecticut, and educated at Harvard University, Hawkes taught at Brown University for thirty years. Praised by Leslie Fiedler, Flannery O'Connor, and William H. Gass, who wrote, "when it comes to the engravement of the sentence . . . no one can match him," Hawkes was the author of numerous acclaimed novels, including The Lime Twig, The Beetle Leg, Second Skin, Adventures in the Alaskan Skin Trade and The Passion Artist.

Patrick McGrath is the author of numerous novels, including "Port Mungo," "Asylum," "Spider," "The Grotesque," and "Martha Peake: A Novel of the Revolution," He lives in New York.


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