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Pastoralia (Paperback)
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Pastoralia (Paperback)

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Paperback 208 Pages / Published: 03/09/2001
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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

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
ISBN: 9780747553861
Number of pages: 208
Weight: 180 g
Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 14 mm

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