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Adios, Scheherazade

Donald E. Westlake

Adios, Scheherazade

by Donald E. Westlake

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Published by Hodder and Stoughton in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Originally published, New York, Simon and Schuster, 1970.

Statementby Donald E. Westlake.
The Physical Object
Pagination188p. ;
Number of Pages188
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17410767M
ISBN 100340148853
OCLC/WorldCa2536020

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Adios schéhérazade by Donald Westlake and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Donald Edwin Westlake (J – Decem ) was an American writer, with more than a hundred novels and non-fiction books to his credit. He specialized in crime fiction, especially comic capers, with an occasional foray into science fiction and other genres. Westlake is perhaps best-remembered for creating two professional criminal characters who each starred in a long-running.

  Scheherazade was the legendary storyteller of the tales of the One Thousand and One Nights, which she told to her husband King Shahriyar to avoid being executed. As a consequence, she was the most celebrated storyteller and desired woman of her age/5(12). Origins The idea for Scheherazade came to Rimsky-Korsakov during the early winter months of as he worked to complete Alexander Borodin’s opera Prince -Korsakov’s output had diminished significantly since his appointment in as the assistant to his mentor, Mily Balakeriev, at the Court Kapella, 1 and much of this time was spent editing and revising his older works along.


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Last Fall I planned on reading Hal Dresner's The Man Who Wrote Dirty Books, Adios Scheherazade and Larry Block's Ronald Rabbit is a Dirty Old Man, all written between and and similar in theme and epistolary in style. Scheherazade was humorous but not laugh-out-loud humorous like Dresner's or what I expect Block's to be/5.

Adios Schéhérazade (, pour la traduction de Marcel Duhamel et Laurette Brunius) est un roman complètement foutraque, dans Scheherazade book on suit les affres d’un jeune homme qui aurait voulu être écrivain mais s’est retrouvé, par un concours de circonstance, sur une voie de garage.

Bourré de réflexions sur la littérature Adios l /5(4). ADIOS, SCHEHERAZADE: The Secret Life of a Sensuous Man Westlake, Donald E. Published by (New York, New York): A Signet Book from New American Library, ().

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A UK first edition of Adios, Scheherazade, published in hardback by Hodder & Stoughton inthe year after the US Simon & Schuster an uncommon book this one: it fell out of print decades ago – in English anyway; there are more recent French editions – making it one of the scarcest of all of Donald E.

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The two books have vast differences in tone: Ronald Rabbit is a joyful book with a lot of actual sex in the narrative, while Adios is a sad, melancholy novel where all the sex is imagined or remembered.

Both books do feature manic one-more-damn-thing plotting, in homage to those crappy sex novels (all hacked out at speed in pure first draft.

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I recommend these without qualification. Brilliant. No kidding. Friday my friend James Reasoner published (as a Forgotten Books piece) a memoir about one part of the realm I'm alluding to.

Adios Scheherazade () – Simon & Schuster. $1, a book, and in two and a half years he churned out twenty-eight formula novels. But now Ed has problems–he can’t get opus twenty-nine off the ground, if he fails to produce on time his grotty publisher will fire him, he’s flat broke and the bills are mounting, his marriage is.

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