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After the Plague

After the Plague
 

Stunning and surreal collection of short stories by T.C. Boyle, author of The Tortilla Curtain

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ISBN 9781408826829
Barcode 9781408826829
Published 1 August 2011 by Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Available in EPUB format
Software Adobe Ebook Compatible Devices
Language en
Author(s) By Boyle, T. C.
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ISBN-13 9781408826829
ISBN-10 1408826828
Stock Available
Status Wheelers ePlatform
Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Imprint Bloomsbury Paperbacks
Publication Date 1 August 2011
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format EPUB ebook
Author(s) By Boyle, T. C.
Category Literature: Texts
Collections & Anthologies Of Various Literary Forms
Literature: Special Interest
Fiction
Modern Fiction
Number of Pages 320
Dimensions Width: 129mm
Height: 198mm
Weight Not specified - defaults to 0g
Interest Age 16+ years
Reading Age 16+ years
NBS Text Short Stories & Fiction Anthologies
ONIX Text General/trade
Dewey Code 813.54
Catalogue Code Not specified

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'Gulp it down; it beats getting drunk.' - Salman Rushdie on WATER MUSIC 'If Dickens were alive today he would be writing this sort of book.' - Rosie Boycott, Books of the Year, The Times, on TORTILLA CURTAIN'establishes Boyle as the equal of Robertson Davies and John Irving. You only hope the Coen Brothers get the film rights, so that this most thrillingly visual of American storytellers is given the movie he deserves' Guardian on RIVEN ROCK 'surreal, daring and compassionate. Easily one of the best books of this year' Daily Mail on A FRIEND OF THE EARTH Maverick, unpredictable and accomplished, T.C. Boyle has been called the 'trickster of American letters'. AFTER THE PLAGUE is his latest collection of short stories - here are tales that superbly veer from the psychological to the slapstick, from surrealism to satire, once again proving him to be one of America's most formidable writers

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Awards, Reviews & Star Ratings

NZ Review 'Boyle is a gifted and empathic satirist, a writer unafraid of the grand gesture'

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Author's Bio

T.C. Boyle's novels include WORLD'S END winner of the PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction, THE TORTILLA CURTAIN, RIVEN ROCK, THE ROAD TO WELVILLE, WATER MUSIC and FRIEND OF THE EARTH. His stories appear regularly in most of the major American magazines, including The New Yorker, Harper's, Esquire & The Atlantic Monthly. Playboy, Granta and The Paris Review. He lives in California.

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