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Deaf At Spiral Park

A novel by

Deaf at Spiral Park is a book about a bear that shaves off his fur to join humanity. The novel uses a range of generic approaches, such as comedy and philosophy, to question the humanity of the bear, and conversely the animalistic behaviour of those around him. A cast of characters such as a clown, an invalid, a farmer and a philosopher transcend their stock types and become involved in the complex world of the bear. The antagonist, a recruitment consultant, dies several times, and, ultimately, this teaches her nothing. This is a fresh and original novel which remains accessible and funny in spite of its experimental and philosophical concerns.


Praise for this book

"Surreal, touching, and very very funny." - Robert Shearman

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Used availability for Kieran Devaney's Deaf At Spiral Park

Paperback Editions

September 2013 : UK Paperback

Title: Deaf at Spiral Park
Author(s): Kieran Devaney
ISBN: 1-907773-16-9 / 978-1-907773-16-7 (UK edition)
Publisher: Salt Publishing
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

Kindle Editions

October 2013 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition

Title: Deaf at Spiral Park
Author(s): Kieran Devaney
Publisher: Salt
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA