Gog A Seven Foot Tall Man Washes Up Naked On The Scottish Coast With No Memory Of His Past And No Clue To His Identity Except The Words Gog And Magog Tattooed On His Knuckles Knowing Only That He Must Somehow Get To London, He Sets Off On Foot On A Four Hundred Mile Journey Across Britain As We Accompany Him On His Surreal Quest And Share His Strange Adventures By Turns Hilarious, Horrific, Bawdy, And Bizarre Unexpected Truths Gradually Emerge Not Only About His Own Past But Also The History Of Britain Itself A Towering Achievement That Blends Myth, History, Epic Fantasy, Gothic Horror, And Picaresque Adventure, Gog Was Acclaimed By Critics On Both Sides Of The Atlantic, Who Compared It To The Great Works Of Cervantes, Swift, Fielding, Dickens And Joyce This New Edition, The First In Decades, Joins Two Other Classics By Andrew Sinclair Also Available From ValancourtReviews The Best Tribute To Gog Is The Fact That We Must Evoke Weighty Names For Its Best Qualities Inevitably One Turns To Cervantes And Swift Laughter, Horror, Violence And Lust All Are Facets Of Gog S Unconcluded Quest Journey, Which May Be Long Remembered Edmund Fuller, Wall Street Journal A Walpurgisnacht Extravaganza Upon The Whole History Of Britain From Stonehenge To Stansted A Quirkish, Wild Gothick Explosion Of A Book It S Rabelais And Charles Williams Rolled Into One, And I Enjoyed Every Surprising Paragraph Of It The Listener Gog Is A Masterful Creation Not Only One Of The Most Intelligent, But Certainly One Of The Most Entertaining English Novels Of Recent Years The Spectator Sureness Of Talent, Intelligence, Sophistication, Energy, Charm, Wit, Wild And Lyric Imagination Eliot Fremont Smith, New York Times Man washes ashore on a Scottish coast just after VE Day He has no memory but feels compelled to travel across the length of England to London His reality alternates between contemporary Britain and ancient Albion On his journey he gains clues as to his identity as well as the identity of Britain itself Been a while since I read this, thought it was ok, but rather long. i read this book ages ago and its kind of like if some of those american post modern 70s guys had been from england instead cool parts i remembered were, all the stuff about giants with like metal teeth and other things fighting in ancient england, parts where magog takes over the power grid, part where gog meets a really horny satyr guy, etc

Andrew Sinclair was born in Oxford in 1935 and was educated at Eton and Trinity College, Cambridge After earning a Ph.D in American History from Cambridge, he pursued an academic career in the United States and England His first two novels, written while he was still at Cambridge, were both published in 1959 The Breaking of Bumbo based on his own experience in the Coldstream Guards, and later

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  • Paperback
  • Gog
  • Andrew Sinclair
  • English
  • 22 June 2019
  • 9780340486085

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