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Title:Pastoralia
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ISBN:0747553866
ISBN 13:9780747553861
Number of Pages:188 pages
Category:short stories

George Saunders Pastoralia

PDF, EPUB, MOBI, TXT, DOC Pastoralia books From an author named by The New Yorker as one of the "20 Best American Fiction Writers Under 40," a hilarious, inventive, unforgettable collection of stories.His remarkable first collection of stories was hailed by The New York Times as "the debut of an exciting new voice in fiction." Garrison Keillor called him wildly funny, pure, generous--all that a great humorist should be." With this new collection, George Saunders takes us even further into the shocking, uproarious and oddly familiar landscape of his imagination.The stories in Pastoralia are set in a slightly skewed version of America, where elements of contemporary life have been merged, twisted, and amplified, casting their absurdity-and our humanity-in a startling new light. Whether he writes a gothic morality tale in which a male exotic dancer is haunted by his maiden aunt from beyond the grave, or about a self-help guru who tells his followers his mission is to discover who's been "crapping in your oatmeal," Saunders's stories are both indelibly strange and vividly real. George Saunders has been identified as a writer in the tradition of Mark Twain, Thomas Pynchon, and Kurt Vonnegut--"a savage satirist with a sentimental streak," said The New York Times. In this new collection, Saunders brings greater wisdom and maturity to the worldview he established with CivilWarLand in Bad Decline, leaving no doubt about his place as the brilliant successor to these writers.

The Very Persistent Gappers of Frip, Tenth of December, The Braindead Megaphone, Pastoralia, Lincoln in the Bardo, Congratulations, By the Way: Some Thoughts on Kindness, CivilWarLand in Bad Decline, In Persuasion Nation, The Brief and Frightening Reign of Phil, Fox 8: A Story
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