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The Ill-Tempered Clavichord

3.9  ·  Rating Details ·  10 Ratings  ·  2 Reviews
Hardcover, 244 pages
Published 1952 by Simon and Schuster
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Nov 13, 2013 Larry rated it liked it
Great fun from an amazing mind! Perelman has an intimidating vocabulary and a masterly command of the English language.
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Sidney Joseph Perelman, almost always known as S. J. Perelman, was a Jewish-American humorist, author, and screenwriter. He is best known for his humorous short pieces written over many years for The New Yorker. He also wrote for several other magazines, as well as books, scripts, and screenplays.
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