Stephen Fry's breathtakingly outrageous debut novel, by turns eccentric, shocking, brilliantly comic and achingly romantic. Adrian Healey is magnificently unprepared for the long littleness of life; unprepared too for the afternoon in Salzburg when he will witness the savage murder of a Hungarian violinist; unprepared to learn about the Mendax device; unprepared for more murders and wholly unprepared for the truth...
"A quite brilliant first novel" * Sunday Times * "The Liar is hilarious - page after page of the most outrageous and often filthy jokes, delicious conceits, instant, brilliant ripostes that would only occur to ordinary mortals after days of teeth-grinding lunacy" * Literary Review * "Brilliantly entertaining and consistently outrageous" * Daily Mail * "Sublime" * Cosmopolitan *
Number Of Pages: 400
Published: October 2004
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 20.1 x 13.5 x 2.5
Weight (kg): 0.29
Edition Number: 1