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The thought gang

by Tibor Fischer

  • 269 Want to read
  • 6 Currently reading

Published by Scribner Paperback Fiction in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • France
    • Subjects:
    • Philosophers -- Fiction.,
    • Criminals -- Fiction.,
    • Bank robberies -- Fiction.,
    • France -- Fiction.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementTibor Fischer.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPR6056.I772 T48 1997
      The Physical Object
      Pagination310 p. ;
      Number of Pages310
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1010969M
      ISBN 100684830795
      LC Control Number96051544

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If The Thought Gang could be thought of as derivative, it is certainly not dull, and Fischer juggles his ideas, jokes and apercus with considerable elan. A book for the beach: The Thought Gang by Tibor Fischer Situationist bank robberies and 'edited highlights' of western philosophy provide some great light entertainment about weighty matters Author: Justine Jordan.

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Get this from a library. The thought gang. [Tibor Fischer] -- A Cambridge philosophy professor teams up with an ex-con in France to carry out a series of robberies, each man applying his particular knowledge.

Action, humor and reflections on the role of banks. Thought Gang's profile including the latest music, albums, songs, music videos and more updates. "The Thought Gang" is classic Fischer, full of ideas and bright academic wit, although it fails to get under the reader's skin the way "Under the Frog" does, keeping characters at arm's length and not quite as real.

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Detailed plot synopsis reviews of The Thought Gang; A failing British academic with no sense of responsibility leaves the comfort of port, cheese and casual sex in Cambridge for the port, cheese and casual sex of the South of France.

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