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Days Paperback – 8 Apr 1999

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Product details

  • Paperback: 329 pages
  • Publisher: Gollancz; New edition edition (8 April 1999)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1857988418
  • ISBN-13: 978-1857988413
  • Product Dimensions: 11.2 x 2.4 x 17.8 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 3.9 out of 5 stars 4 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 1,782,485 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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The right amount of credit on your card will buy you anything--a rare matchbook, an albino tiger, the women in the Pleasure department. Days is the grandest of department stores, whose security men are licensed to kill and whose seven owners, a group of very different brothers, brood in a penthouse, fetched endless vast meals by a grumpy butler. James Lovegrove's novel inhabits that realm where satire borders on allegory and realism is full of wild magic; it was, nonetheless, shortlisted for the Arthur C. Clarke prize. Security man Frank has reached a point of alienation such that he can no longer see himself in the mirror; Gordon and Linda have just got their first Days storecard, and are keen to undergo the Days experience; the Book Department's feud for space with their neighbours in Computers is about to enter a new phase. There are flash sales in Ties and Dolls, and a riot in Third World Musical Instruments. And who is sleeping in the Bed Department's four- poster? Endlessly inventive and savage in its humour, Lovegrove's novel will change for ever the way you feel about superstores, and gives a whole new meaning to the phrase "shop till you drop". --Roz Kaveney

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A new mass market edition for the critically acclaimed, Arthur C. Clarke Award shortlisted, satire on consumerism.

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5.0 out of 5 starsSatire that would make Twain and Swift laughing in their graves
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