Monday, May 3, 2010

vintage books: the last angry man

"One of the most vital characters in modern fiction."

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This is the cover of a copy I found of Gerald Green's well-known The Last Angry Man, a September 1959 third printing Cardinal Edition Pocket Book.

From the back cover:

"There aren't enough people left who get mad, plain mad. Mad at all the bitchery and fraud. We take fraud for granted. We like it. We want to be had. That's where Abelman was different. He knew he was being cheated, and it didn't like it one tiny bit. He was the last angry man."

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Mike Wilson said...

I was lucky enough to receive a copy of The Last Angry Man as a gift a few years back, albeit with a different cover. Thanks for the reminder, C.D.!

brenda cox giguere said...

If you want this one for your 'collection', just let me know. I'd be happy to send it.