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Issue Details: First known date: 1999... 1999 The Beauty of Truth
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'Truth, like beauty, is only skin-deep.

'What would happen if an average-looking whitegoods marketing manager suddenly became the most beautiful man in the world? Would female colleagues beg him to father their children? Would a loopy idea to put works of art on the bench-top appliances become the greatest marketing success in history?

'Mousy Mark Boyd recreates himself as a man of stunning, lust-raising good looks - and the results go far beyond his wildest dreams. But with success comes jealousy and hatred, Can Mark survive the raging emotions his beauty provokes? Will he learn where true beauty lies - and still turn a profit?

'The Beauty Of Truth is a fearless send-up of the all-consuming power of marketing and the seductive allure of appearances. And it's what's been missing from modern literature: a celebration of domestic appliances.' (Publication summary)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Rydalmere, Parramatta area, Sydney, New South Wales,: Hodder Headline , 1999 .
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      Extent: 406p.
      ISBN: 0733611656
    • London,
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      England,
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      United Kingdom (UK),
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      Western Europe, Europe,
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      Arrow Books ,
      2001 .
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      Extent: 406p.
      Note/s:
      • Published 5 July 2001
      ISBN: 0099416476

Works about this Work

Two Quite Different Australian Debuts Katie Fraser , 2000 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 22 July 2000; (p. 17)

— Review of The Beauty of Truth Bruno Bouchet , 1999 single work novel ; Summerland Malcolm Knox , 2000 single work novel
Wigwam Bam Matthew Condon , 2000 single work review
— Appears in: The Bulletin , 18 April vol. 118 no. 6220 2000; (p. 119)

— Review of The Beauty of Truth Bruno Bouchet , 1999 single work novel
Pop Songs Defineth the Consumer-Age Man Louis Nowra , 2000 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 6 May 2000; (p. 8)

— Review of Perfect Skin Nick Earls , 2000 single work novel ; The Beauty of Truth Bruno Bouchet , 1999 single work novel
Summer Blazers Murray Waldren , 1999 single work review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 18-19 December 1999; (p. 10)

— Review of White Turtle : A Collection of Short Stories Merlinda Bobis , 1999 selected work short story ; The Beauty of Truth Bruno Bouchet , 1999 single work novel ; A Close Run Thing David Treweek , 1999 single work novel ; Surfing Antarctica : A Novel Liane Shavian , 1999 single work novel ; The Twelfth of Never A Memoir Louis Nowra , 1999 single work autobiography ; Walk of Fame Sharon Krum , 2000 single work novel ; Shooting Star Peter Temple , 1999 single work novel ; Feeding the Demons Gabrielle Lord , 1999 single work novel ; Jean Devanny : Romantic Revolutionary Carole Ferrier , 1999 single work biography ; Pig's Blood and Other Fluids Peter Robb , 1999 selected work novel ; Firehead Venero Armanno , 1999 single work novel
'Murray Waldren suggests some hot numbers for holiday reading.' (Note below title)
Summer Blazers Murray Waldren , 1999 single work review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 18-19 December 1999; (p. 10)

— Review of White Turtle : A Collection of Short Stories Merlinda Bobis , 1999 selected work short story ; The Beauty of Truth Bruno Bouchet , 1999 single work novel ; A Close Run Thing David Treweek , 1999 single work novel ; Surfing Antarctica : A Novel Liane Shavian , 1999 single work novel ; The Twelfth of Never A Memoir Louis Nowra , 1999 single work autobiography ; Walk of Fame Sharon Krum , 2000 single work novel ; Shooting Star Peter Temple , 1999 single work novel ; Feeding the Demons Gabrielle Lord , 1999 single work novel ; Jean Devanny : Romantic Revolutionary Carole Ferrier , 1999 single work biography ; Pig's Blood and Other Fluids Peter Robb , 1999 selected work novel ; Firehead Venero Armanno , 1999 single work novel
'Murray Waldren suggests some hot numbers for holiday reading.' (Note below title)
Pop Songs Defineth the Consumer-Age Man Louis Nowra , 2000 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 6 May 2000; (p. 8)

— Review of Perfect Skin Nick Earls , 2000 single work novel ; The Beauty of Truth Bruno Bouchet , 1999 single work novel
Wigwam Bam Matthew Condon , 2000 single work review
— Appears in: The Bulletin , 18 April vol. 118 no. 6220 2000; (p. 119)

— Review of The Beauty of Truth Bruno Bouchet , 1999 single work novel
Two Quite Different Australian Debuts Katie Fraser , 2000 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 22 July 2000; (p. 17)

— Review of The Beauty of Truth Bruno Bouchet , 1999 single work novel ; Summerland Malcolm Knox , 2000 single work novel
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