By John Updike
Knopf Publishing Group, Hardcover, 9780394502687, 320pp.
Publication Date: November 12, 1978
From the Trade Paperback edition.
“One of Updike’s boldest and most imaginative performances.”—Newsweek
“Ellelloû is an extraordinary tour-de-force of a character. . . . What a rich, surprising, and often funny novel The Coup is.”—The New York Times Book Review
“A very funny book as well as a serious one. It’s the work of an intelligent and funny and passionate man—and it’s good.”—The Washington Post Book World