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‘A man with a clarinet wedged up his colon … was killed by an oboist who shot him in the head’

The phrase comes from a New York Times review of the book below. Resistible? I don’t think so.



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  1. Theodore McGuiver says:

    I’ve read some of his stuff before. Give me Philip Roth any day.

  2. The story about the clarinettist with a clarinet stuck up his rear is an urban myth that circulated some years ago. A clarinettist being shot in the head by an oboist – that I can believe!

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