Pastoralia

by Saunders, George

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Pastoralia | 9781408870532 | Saunders, George

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ISBN:9781408870532

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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 PynchonIn 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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