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Felix in the underworld

by John Mortimer

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Published by Viking in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • London (England)
    • Subjects:
    • Authors -- Fiction,
    • London (England) -- Fiction

    • Edition Notes

      StatementJohn Mortimer.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPR6025.O7552 F44 1997
      The Physical Object
      Pagination246 p. ;
      Number of Pages246
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL670632M
      ISBN 100670860794
      LC Control Number97016562

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Felx Morsom, the ptoagonist of Felix in the Underworld is the quintessential English schlimazel. Though not a fool, Felix plays an altogether passive role as misfortune falls upon him. The strength Felix in the underworld book Mortimer's book lies in his ability to portrary Felix in a charming, almost winsome manner while at the same time moving the story ahead in a plesant fashion/5(8).

Felix in the Underworld. Once dubbed the "Chekhov of Coldsands-on-Sea", Felix Morsom has made a decent living writing sensitive, well-received novels of middle-class life in a seaside town. Though he was once a bestselling author short-listed for the Booker Prize, his life is now rather ordinary/5.

He is Felix Morsom, a British novelist who once made the Booker shortlist and whose sad little tales about people in a quiet, decaying English seaside town have earned him a comfortable living.

Overview. Affectionately known as the Chekhov of Coldsands-on-Sea, Felix Morsom enjoys writing about the thwarted hopes of genteel lives. His own existence, he reflects, is comfortable if uneventful, except for the flirtatious moments he shares with his publicist, the delicious Brenda Bodkin.

Until he meets Gavin and Miriam. texts All Books All Texts latest This Just In Smithsonian Libraries FEDLINK (US) Genealogy Lincoln Collection. National Emergency Library. Top Felix in the underworld by Mortimer, John, Publication date Topics Authors, Detective and mystery stories Publisher New York: VikingPages: Before Felix knows it, he is in receipt of a huge bill for Ian's maintenance and, as if that weren't shocking enough, he soon finds himself the chief suspect in a murder case.' 'To discover the identity of the murderer, our hero has no choice but to enter the underworld and live among the down-and-outs of.

Felx Morsom, the ptoagonist of Felix in the Underworld is the quintessential English schlimazel. Though not a fool, Felix plays an altogether passive role as misfortune falls upon him.

The strength of Mortimer's book lies in his ability to portrary Felix in a charming, almost winsome manner while at the same time moving the story ahead in a plesant fashion/5(8).

Felix Morsom, once described as the Chekhov of Coldsands-on-Sea, finds himself in big trouble when he tries to help a father struggling to pay child maintenance. Felix is accused of being the child's real father, and then of murder.

The protagonist of Felix in the Underworld, Felix Morsom, is a moderately successful, quiet, sensitive novelist at Llama Books who manages to become involved, much against his will, with a man named Gavin Piercey/5(8).

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Felix In The Underworld. London: Viking, 8vo, pp. Original pale blue boards, lettered in silver to spine. Illustrated dustwrapper. Slightly cocked, but a near fine copy in a near fine dustwrapper, with just a little bumping to foot of spine. adapted by Mortimer from his own books. A successful and self-contained novelist, Felix Morsom suddenly gets thrust into the underworld of London's homeless, when a strange woman proclaims him the father of her son and he becomes a prime Read more.

Felix in the Underworld. In Felix in the Underworld tweedily amusing mystery that spoofs the British publishing industry, John Mortimer (of Rumpole fame) has smirky fun throwing middle-aged.

Affectionately known as the Chekhov of Coldsands-on-Sea, Felix Morsom enjoys writing about the thwarted hopes of genteel lives. His own existence, he reflects, is comfortable if uneventful, except for the flirtatious moments he shares with his publicist, the delicious Brenda Bodkin.

Until. Felix in the Underworld by John Mortimer ISBN ISBN Paperback; Bergenfield, New Jersey, U.s.a.: Penguin Books, ; ISBN Summary: Felix Monsom is a successful novelist until one day a woman claims he is the father of her son and pursues him for maintenance. Despite being caught up in the Chekovian world of the British underclasses and the Child Support Agency, Felix does eventually become a father to the right child.

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New York: Viking. Fine in Fine dust jacket. First American Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. About new book, unmarked in crisp barely rubbed DJ ; x x Inches; pages; In Felix in the Underworld John Mortimer's grasp of character has never been so sure, and his characteristic humor and pathos sting Read more.

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The strength of Mortimer's book lies in his ability to portrary Felix in a charming, almost winsome manner while at the same time moving the story ahead in a plesant fashion/5.

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