The quotidian and the surreal inhabit the same vivid and perplexing world in this collection of stories.
Full of his trademark mixture of humour, pathos, disappointed families and dysfunctional lives, they include an ostracised small-town puppeteer, a commuter who fails to recognise his ex-wife, a bereaved academic working in the college kitchens after his part in a sex scandal and a family who wake up to find their caravan has been mysteriously transported overnight...
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 256 pages
- Publisher: Vintage Publishing
- Publication Date: 05/03/2009
- Category: Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)
- ISBN: 9780099474777
- Hardback from £11.79