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Stewart Home (born 1963) is an English writer, satirist and artist. He is best known for novels such as the non-narrative "69 Things to Do with a Dead Princess" (2002), his re-imagining of the 1960s in "Tainted Love" (2005), and more recent books such as "Mandy, Charlie & Mary-Jane" (2013) that use pulp and avant-garde tropes to parody conventional literature. His unusual approach to writing is reflected in the readings he gives from his novels: he recites from memory, utilises ventriloquism, stands on his head and declaims his work and even shreds his own books at public appearances.

Home's first books appeared in the late nineteen-eighties. "The Assault on Culture: Utopian currents from Lettrisme to Class War" (Aporia Press and Unpopul...more


When I think of Christo and Jeanne-Claude I think of their work Running Fence, and when I think of Running Fence I think of the Berlin Wall. Christo and Jeanne-Claude began work on Running Fence in 1972. The fence was 5.5 meters high and 40 kilometres long. It was constructed in Sonoma and Marin Counties, [...]
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Average rating: 3.76 · 2,116 ratings · 224 reviews · 77 distinct works · Similar authors
69 Things to Do With a Dead...
3.02 of 5 stars 3.02 avg rating — 210 ratings — published 2002 — 7 editions
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The Assault on Culture: Uto...
3.92 of 5 stars 3.92 avg rating — 107 ratings — published 1988 — 4 editions
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Red London
3.76 of 5 stars 3.76 avg rating — 88 ratings — published 1994 — 2 editions
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Slow Death
3.8 of 5 stars 3.80 avg rating — 85 ratings — published 1996 — 3 editions
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Blow Job
3.62 of 5 stars 3.62 avg rating — 86 ratings — published 1996 — 5 editions
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Tainted Love
3.71 of 5 stars 3.71 avg rating — 65 ratings — published 2005
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Cranked Up Really High
3.74 of 5 stars 3.74 avg rating — 68 ratings — published 1995 — 5 editions
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Neoism, Plagiarism & Praxis
4.11 of 5 stars 4.11 avg rating — 53 ratings — published 1996
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Memphis Underground
3.88 of 5 stars 3.88 avg rating — 64 ratings — published 2006 — 5 editions
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Come Before Christ and Murd...
3.79 of 5 stars 3.79 avg rating — 57 ratings — published 1997 — 2 editions
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“Its protagonists were lonely and Williams explores their past and present lives in the kind of tedious detail that could only appeal to retards who appreciate 'literary depth' and 'characterisation'.”
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