Clancy Martin

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how_to_sell.jpgHow to Sell (Farrar, Straus & Giroux)

Clancy Martin's first novel reads like a piece of sleaze, but it turns out — surprise! — to be a philosophical novel about the problems of appearance and reality. Martin joins a cadre of novelists — Bret Easton Ellis, Dennis Cooper, Fyodor Dostoyevsky — who expect readers to see beneath the surface. But what if it backfires? What if readers are fooled?

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