Pastoralia (Heftet)

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Innbinding: Heftet
Utgivelsesår: 2017
Antall sider: 208
Forlag: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Språk: Engelsk
ISBN/EAN: 9781408870532
Kategori: Noveller, lyrikk og drama
Omtale Pastoralia
'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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