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Banished to a desert retreat for recalcitrant clerics, the Reverend but randy Thomas Marshfield preens his fantasies. A Month of Sundays, written ad libidum as occupational therapy, is his confession and his testament. Interspersed with dazzling insights, bawdy wit and an intrigue of undelivered sermons, John Updike's book reveals with demonic zeal the very odour of a pastor adrift in modern America.
|Publication date:||29th April 1993|
|Publisher:||Hamish Hamilton Ltd an imprint of Penguin Books Ltd|
John Updike was born in 1932 in Shillington, Pennsylvania. He is the author of over fifty books, including The Poorhouse Fair; the Rabbit series (Rabbit, Run; Rabbit Redux; Rabbit Is Rich; Rabbit At Rest); Marry Me; The Witches of Eastwick, which was made into a major feature film; Memories of the Ford Administration; Brazil; In the Beauty of the Lilies; Toward the End of Time; Gertrude and Claudius; and Seek My Face. He has written a number of collections of short stories, including The Afterlife and Other Stories and Licks of Love, which includes a final Rabbit story, Rabbit Remembered. His ...More About John Updike