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CivilWarLand in bad decline

By: Saunders, George

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178487129X / 9781784871291
Paperback
813.54
01/12/2016
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England
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20 cm 192 pages
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Reprint. Originally published: London: Jonathan Cape, 1996.

THE 2017 MAN BOOKER-SHORTLISTED AUTHOR OF LINCOLN IN THE BARDOIn his first collection, George Saunders' vision of our near future is as black and funny as you can get.

He takes us on a trip to the shopping malls and theme parks and enviromental hazards that lie just around the chronological corner, introducing us to a gang of misfits and losers struggling to survive in an increasingly haywire world.

Bizarre but familiar, fierce but always humane, these are stunningly original stories by a master of the form. 'Saunders is a morally passionate, serious writer, who perfectly expresses the madness of the times we live in.

He will be read long after these times have passed' Zadie Smith'He makes the all-but-impossible look effortless.

We're lucky to have him' Jonathan Franzen'There is no-one better, no-one more essential' Dave Eggers

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FA Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945), FYB Short stories

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