Out of Sheer Rage: In the Shadow of D. H. Lawrence

Author(s): Geoff Dyer

Cultural Studies

Dyer was a talented young writer and determined to write a study of D.H.Lawrence. But when he sat down to write the book, he found himself distracted by ...everything! Welcome to the world of Dyer! Gripped by indecision at every turn, he agonises over where to settle down to write, whether or not he should move in with his almost-girlfriend, and even which edition of Lawrence's poems to pack in his rucksack. In Out of Sheer Rage Dyer travels the world, providing fascinating insights into Lawrence's life and the continuing value of his work - and into the myriad anxieties that define the life of a writer.


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'The funniest book I have ever read' Steve Martin

Quite possibly the best living writer in Britain - Daily Telegraph

Geoff Dyer is the author ofJeff in Venice, Death in Varanasi and three previous novels, as well asmany non-fiction books including The Ongoing Moment (winner of the ICP Infinity Award for Writing on Photography), But Beautiful (winner of the Somerset Maugham Prize), The Missing of the Somme and two collections of essays. He is the recipient of the E.M. Forster Award from the American Academy of Arts and Letters and of a Lannan Literary Fellowship.

General Fields

  • : 9780857862341
  • : Canongate Books
  • : Canongate Books
  • : November 2011
  • : 198mm X 132mm X 17mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Geoff Dyer
  • : Paperback
  • : 824.914
  • : very good
  • : 272