Exquisite Corpse

Exquisite Corpse

3.75 (186 ratings by Goodreads)
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Set in London, Paris, and Munich in the 1940s and 1950s, Exquisite Corpse is, like Irwin's cult classic, The Arabian Nightmare, a novel about the strange and ever-morphing powers of the imagination. At once a love story, a mystery, and an investigation into the ideas of absurdist art, "Irwin's novel about English surrealism is funny and profound and hugely satisfying" (A. S. Byatt, Sunday Times)show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 235 pages
  • 139.7 x 200.66 x 17.78mm | 136.08g
  • Overlook Press
  • United States
  • English
  • Reprint
  • 1585673862
  • 9781585673865
  • 1,582,925

Review quote

"An off-beat, brisk, and darkly comic novel. Robert Irwin is a deft writer with a fine ironic touch...his novel, in which fiction and reality are woven unobtrusively together, is consistently clever and inventive."show more

Rating details

186 ratings
3.75 out of 5 stars
5 26% (49)
4 32% (60)
3 34% (63)
2 6% (11)
1 2% (3)
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