Chris Scott


Born
in Hull, Yorkshire, The United Kingdom
January 01, 1945

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Born in Hull, Yorkshire, England, he was educated at the University of Hull (B.A., 1966), Manchester University (M.A., 1967), and then at the University of Pennsylvania. After a period of teaching at York University, Toronto, he moved to a small town north of Kingston.

Scott unleashed his formidable literary learning in Bartleby (1971), an anti-novel, in which the reader is guided by a Shandean narrator through a series of intricate, clever literary parodies. Much of the novel turns on literary puns and references. To catch a spy (1978) takes the delicate convolutions of the Le Carré thriller a step further—towards a w
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To Catch a Spy

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Bartleby: A Novel

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Jack

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Hitler's Bomb

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Antichthon

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