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The Floating Opera and The End of the Road

Written by John Barth


Format: Trade Paperback, 464 pages
Publisher: Anchor
On Sale: March 11, 1997
Price: $16.95

The Floating Opera and The End of the Road are John Barth’s first two novels. His first novel, The Floating Opera, focuses on one day in the life of Todd Andrews as he recollects the events which determined his choice of life over suicide. The End of the Road, the novel... Read more >

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Giles Goat Boy

Written by John Barth


Format: Trade Paperback, 750 pages
Publisher: Anchor
On Sale: August 18, 1987
Price: $25.00

In this outrageously ribald and farcical adventure, hero George Giles sets out to conquer the terrible WESCAC computer system that threatens to destroy his community in this brilliant “fantasy of theology, sociology, and sex.” (Time)

“Funny, bawdy, exciting . . . full of riches. . . . There is greatness in it.”... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.

Giles Goat Boy

Written by John Barth


Format: eBook, 748 pages
Publisher: Anchor
On Sale: June 25, 2014
Price: $12.99

In this outrageously ribald and farcical adventure, hero George Giles sets out to conquer the terrible WESCAC computer system that threatens to destroy his community in this brilliant "fantasy of theology, sociology, and sex." (Time)

"Funny, bawdy, exciting . . . full of riches. . . . There is greatness in it."... Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.

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Lost in the Funhouse

Written by John Barth


Format: Trade Paperback, 224 pages
Publisher: Anchor
On Sale: March 1, 1988
Price: $14.95

Barth's lively, highly original collection of short pieces is a major landmark of experimental fiction. Though many of the stories gathered here were published separately, there are several themes common to them all, giving them new meaning in the context of this collection. Read more >
Also available as an eBook.

Lost in the Funhouse

Written by John Barth


Format: eBook, 224 pages
Publisher: Anchor
On Sale: June 25, 2014
Price: $11.99

Barth's lively, highly original collection of short pieces is a major landmark of experimental fiction.  Though many of the stories gathered here were published separately, there are several themes common to them all, giving them new meaning in the context of this collection.

Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.
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