The Fan Manby William Kotzwinkle, Keith Bendis
I've been illustrated and pixelated, man. My roaches have been lovingly depicted in their little boat, rowing through my pad. Yes, man, to celebrate Dorky Day, the illustrated edition of The Fan Man is now available for downloading into your very own precious valuable e-reader. The pictures are amazingly authentic, man, with detail down to roach level. You can see… See more details below
- LendMe LendMe™ Learn More
I've been illustrated and pixelated, man. My roaches have been lovingly depicted in their little boat, rowing through my pad. Yes, man, to celebrate Dorky Day, the illustrated edition of The Fan Man is now available for downloading into your very own precious valuable e-reader. The pictures are amazingly authentic, man, with detail down to roach level. You can see dope-smoking pigeons and there's a beautiful one of the Pope of Junk, with deep religious feelings moving in his heart just before he sells me a worthless yellow school bus.
It's all here, man, your favorite characters and mine. With just a click of your finger, you can have Uncle Skulky in your attic, and Hawkman, man, climbing through the window of your digital device. How wonderful, man, once again you can read Horse Badorties monologues to your friends in the dorm or the nearby jail cell.
"This is music to be played in the head, and only the quickest, least inhibited sight-readers can play it as written, and thus hear head music the likes of which, prior to its publication in 1974, had never been heard. It was and remains important." From Kurt Vonnegut's forward
"The landmark novel of the dusking of the Age of Aquarius is William Kotzwinkle's The Fan Man." Herbert Gold
"Kotzwinkle has invented a human dada, full of one-line gags and comic perceptions." New York Times Book Review
"The Fan Man cuts through so many games that it leaves a trail of clear light." Ram Dass
"Old Horse is one hell of a character, man." Philadelphia Bulletin
- William Kotzwinkle
- Publication date:
- Sold by:
- Barnes & Noble
- NOOK Book
- File size:
- 3 MB
Meet the Author
American novelist William Kotzwinkle is a two-time recipient of the National Magazine Award for Fiction, a Book Critics Circle award nominee, a winner of the World Fantasy Award, the Prix Litteraire des Bouquinistes des Quais de Paris, the PETA Award for Children's Fiction, and he wrote the narration for Michael Jackson's E.T. record which won a special children's Grammy.
and post it to your social network
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
See all customer reviews >
The first and, so far as I know, still the best portrayal of a pothead in the sixties, when this state of mind was the norm for the 'boomer' generation. And, as befits the subject, it's hilarious too.
One of William Kotzinkle's Great books. It made me laugh, it made me cry, and most of all it made me think. Think about life, think about happiness, and most of all think about what is acceptable in culture today, and what should be done about those bums. My third Kozwinkle book and my favorate.
This is the first William Kotzwinkle book I have read, but after reading it I am prepared to read more. If you are a fan of Ken Kesey's one flew over the Cuckoo's Nest, read this.
This was one of the best reads I have had this year. Recommended by a friend and read front to cover in one sitting, I was completely facinated and enchanted. Another wonderful piece of work by Kotzwinkle.