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Pastoralia

By (author) George Saunders

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`Saunders is an astoundingly tuned voice - graceful, dark, authentic and funny - telling just the kind of stories we need to get us through these times' Thomas Pynchon In PASTORALIA elements of contemporary life are twisted, merged and amplified into a slightly skewed version of modern America. A couple live and work in a caveman theme-park, where speaking is an instantly punishable offence. A born loser attends a self-help seminar where he is encouraged to rid himself of all the people who are `crapping in your oatmeal'. And a male exotic dancer and his family are terrorised by their decomposing aunt who visits them with a solemn message from beyond the grave. With an uncanny combination of deadpan naturalism and uproarious humour, George Saunders creates a world that is both indelibly original and yet hauntingly familiar ...

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Normally shipped | Usually dispatched in 3 to 6 weeks as supplier is out of stock
Publisher | Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Published date | 2 Nov 2017
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Format | Paperback
Pages | 208
Dimensions | 198 x 129 x 0mm (L x W x H)
Weight | 152g
ISBN | 978-1-4088-7053-2
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BISAC | fiction / literary


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