The Day of the Locust (Paperback)

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Follow art student-turned-Hollywood set designer Tod Hackett and nervous wreck Homer Simpson (you heard me) as they vie for the affections of wannabe starlet Faye Greener in this tragicomic novella of fame-seekers, hangers-on, gawkers, washouts, and bums. Featuring an unforgettable cast of characters, all of whom become figures in Tod's apocalyptic drawing, The Burning of Los Angeles. Very possibly my favorite book of all time.

— Nick

A classic tale about outcasts with ambitions as lofty as their egos caught in the dim fly trap of 1930s Hollywood. Think of it as the delinquent, younger cousin of The Great Gatsby with a smudge of David Lynch on its surface.

— Riley

Product Details
ISBN: 9789861204062
ISBN-10: 9861204067
Publisher: Mai Tian/Tsai Fong Books
Publication Date: November 1st, 2010
Pages: 256
Language: Chinese