The Fountain In The Forest by Tony WhiteThe Fountain In The Forest by Tony White

The Fountain In The Forest

byTony White

Paperback | February 27, 2018

not yet rated|write a review

Pricing and Purchase Info

$24.91 online 
$27.99 list price save 11%
Earn 125 plum® points

Pre-order online

Ships free on orders over $25

Not yet available in stores

about

Distant revolutions echo through time in this Oulipo-in- spired novel about the moment when Thatcher's militia fatally wounded the British political counter-culture.
 
When a brutally murdered man is found hanging in a theatre, Detective Ser- geant Rex King becomes obsessed with the case. Who is this anonymous corpse, and why has he been ritually mutilated? But as Rex explores the crime scene further, the mystery deepens, and he finds himself confronting his own secret history instead. Who, more importantly, is Rex King? Shifting between Holborn Police Station, an abandoned village in rural 1980s France, and Stonehenge's Battle of the Beanfield, The Fountain in the Forest transforms the traditional crime narrative into something dizzyingly unique. At once an avant-garde linguistic experiment, thrilling police procedural, philosophical meditation on liberty, and counter-culture bildungsroman, this is an icono- clastic novel of unparalleled ambition.

About The Author

Tony White is the author of five novels, including Foxy-T. Previously literary editor of the Idler, White has written for the Guardian and New Statesman. He recently collaborated with artists Blast Theory on the libraries live-streaming pro- ject A Place Free of Judgement. White was creative entrepreneur in residence in the French depa...

Details & Specs

Title:The Fountain In The ForestFormat:PaperbackDimensions:320 pages, 9.25 × 6 × 0.68 inPublished:February 27, 2018Publisher:Faber & Faber AgencyLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0571336183

ISBN - 13:9780571336180

Look for similar items by category:

Customer Reviews of The Fountain In The Forest

Reviews