Malcolm : A Comic Novel

Malcolm : A Comic Novel

Book Title: Malcolm : A Comic Novel

Author: James Purdy

Format: Paperback | 256 pages

Publication Date: 13 Apr 2015

ISBN-13: 9780871409577

The twenty-first-century revival of James Purdy continues with his classic novel of innocence and corruption. Introduced simply as "the boy on the bench", the titular character of Malcolm is a Candide-like figure who is picked up by the "most famous astrologer of his period" and introduced to a series of increasingly absurd characters and bizarre situations.