Jimmy Quixote A Novel

By: Tom Gallon
Published By: Double9 Books
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"Jimmy Quixote: A Novel" by Tom Gallon is a brilliant satire that reinvents the classic tale of Don Quixote with a modern twist. Gallon, a luminary in British literature, weaves a hilarious and thought-provoking narrative that combines humor, adventure, and social commentary. In this contemporary retelling, Jimmy Quixote embarks on absurd escapades fueled by his quixotic imagination, mirroring the antics of the original Don Quixote. Gallon's wit and clever prose breathe new life into the timeless story, offering readers a fresh perspective on the age-old themes of idealism and folly. As Jimmy Quixote traverses the landscape of modern society, readers are treated to a whimsical journey filled with fantastical encounters and biting social commentary. Gallon skillfully blends elements of fantasy with astute observations of human behavior, creating a narrative that is as entertaining as it is insightful. "Jimmy Quixote" stands as a testament to Gallon's mastery of satire and his ability to illuminate the absurdities of contemporary life through the lens of classic literature. With its irreverent humor and sharp wit, this novel is sure to delight readers and leave them pondering the quirks of society long after the final page is turned.

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Tom Gallon

Thomas Henry Gallon was a British playwright and novelist. He was the brother of Nellie Tom-Gallon, an author and publicist who established the Tom-Gallon Trust Award for Beginning Writers in remembrance of her brother. Tom Gallon was born in Bermondsey, London, as the son of John P. Gallon (an engineer, fitter, and turner) and Martha K. Gallon. Several of Tom Gallon's novels have been adapted into films, including The Princess of Happy Chance (1916), Meg the Lady (1916), The Cruise of the Make-Believes (1918), The Lackey and the Lady (1919), A Rogue in Love (1922), Boden's Boy (1923), Off the Highway (1925, based on Tatterley), The Great Gay Road (1920, silent), and The Great Gay Road (1931, sound). He died in London on November 4, 1914.

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Product Details

  • Publisher: Double 9 Books
  • Publishing Year: 2024
  • Language: English
  • Paperback: 236pages
  • ISBN-10: 9362760304
  • ISBN-13: 9789362760302
  • Item Weight: 306.8g
  • Dimension : 216 x 140 x 13.2mm
  • Reading age: 10+
  • Country of Origin : India
  • Importer: Double 9 Books
  • Packer: Double 9 Books
  • Book Type : Fiction / Action & Adventure