The Laughter of Carthage

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The Laughter of Carthage
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Dust-jacket from the first edition
Author Michael Moorcock
Country United Kingdom
Language English
Series Pyat Quartet
Genre Literary Fiction
Publisher Secker & Warburg
Publication date
Media type Print (Hardback)
Pages 602 pp
ISBN 0-436-28460-X
OCLC 59237630
Preceded by Byzantium Endures
Followed by Jerusalem Commands

The Laughter of Carthage is the second novel in the Pyat Quartet tetralogy of novels by Michael Moorcock. It was first published in 1984 by Secker & Warburg.[1] It was written in tandem, one during the day, and one at night, with the second novel in the Von Bek series, The City in the Autumn Stars.[2]


  1. ^ Ian Davey. "Michael Moorcock Bibliography: The Laughter of Carthage". Retrieved 2006-04-18. 
  2. ^ "The Terminal Cafe: Von Bek". Retrieved 2006-05-18. 

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