The House of the Solitary Maggot

The House of the Solitary Maggot

by James Purdy


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Written in the brilliantly idiosyncratic style for which James Purdy is famous, The House of the Solitary Maggot is a powerful tale of secret desires of which undermine and ultimately destroy the tenuous fabric of a family's life.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780720606621
Publisher: Owen, Peter Limited
Publication date: 12/28/1986
Pages: 362
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 1.10(d)

About the Author

James Purdy (1914-2009) was a controversial American novelist. His novels have been recognized as late 20th century American classics.

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