The Jokers

The Jokers

Book - 2010
Rate this:
The jokers are the government, and the biggest joker of all is the governor, a bug-eyed, strutting, rapacious character of unequaled incompetence who presides over the nameless Middle Eastern city where this effervescent comedy by Albert Cossery is set. The jokers are also the revolutionaries, no less bumbling and no less infatuated with the trappings of power than the government they oppose. And the jokers are Karim, Omar, Heykal, Urfy, and their friends, free spirits who see the other jokers for the jokers they are and have cooked up a sophisticated and: most important, foolproof plan to enliven public life with a dash of subversive humor. The joke is on them all. --Book Jacket.
Publisher: New York : New York Review Books, ©2010.
ISBN: 9781590173251
1590173252
Branch Call Number: FIC COSS
Characteristics: x, 145 pages ; 21 cm.
Additional Contributors: Moschovakis, Anna

Opinion

From the critics


Community Activity

Comment

Add a Comment

There are no comments for this title yet.

Age

Add Age Suitability

There are no ages for this title yet.

Summary

Add a Summary

There are no summaries for this title yet.

Notices

Add Notices

There are no notices for this title yet.

Quotes

Add a Quote

There are no quotes for this title yet.

Explore Further

Browse by Call Number

Recommendations

Subject Headings

  Loading...

Find it at APL

  Loading...
[]
[]
To Top