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Set at Random: The book that wouldn't lie down Declan Dunne Author

A teenage boy from the Texas heartland is drawn into a comedy whirlwind; rolling up his sleeves in the fight to publish the most outrageous book ever written. Set Wright blazes a trail through suffocating censors and puritanical organizations to help lift the US ban on James Joyce's Ulysses. The battle culminates in the greatest literary trial of the twentieth century; pitting the publishers, Random House, against the New York Society for the Suppression of Vice, whth century; pitting the publishers, Random House, against the New York Society for the Suppression of Vice, which views Ulysses as scandalous and obscene. Amid the trampoline exhilarations and swamp-sucking drama of the court case, Set's odyssey leads him to first love and having to make a cliff-edge decision both surprising and revelatory. read more