Proud Beggars (Paperback)
New York Review of Books, 9781590174425, 208pp.
Publication Date: December 27, 2011
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Praise For Proud Beggars…
“The book that perhaps best expresses Cossery’s characteristic outlook on life and is still his best-known work. Marked by Cossery’s trademark elegance, the novel is humorous and reflective by turns. This is a world of simple pleasures, charming humour and the mockery of anything that might smack of authority.” —David Tresilian, Al Ahram Weekly
“Albert Cossery...ought to be a household name. he’s that good: an elegant stylist, an unrelenting ironist, his great subject the futility of ambition ‘in a world where everything is false.’” —David Ulin, Los Angeles Times