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Picture this: Rembrandt is creating his famous painting of Aristotle contemplating the bust of Homer. As soon as he paints an ear on Aristotle, Aristotle can hear. When he paints an eye, Aristotle can see. And what Aristotle sees and hears and remembers from the ancient past to this very moment provides the foundation for this lighthearted, freewheeling jaunt through 2,500 years of Western Civilization. Picture This is an incisive fantasy that digs deeply into our illusions and customs. Nobody but Joseph Heller could have thought of a novel like this one. Nobody but Heller could have executed it so brilliantly.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 352 pages
  • 138 x 212 x 22mm | 320g
  • Simon & Schuster Ltd
  • SCRIBNER
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Scribner PB Fic.
  • 0684868199
  • 9780684868196
  • 286,949

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Rita Mae Brown Chimerical, political, and funny, Picture This is a novel with fangs....His flashiest since Catch-22.show more