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Humor

(2014)
A collection of stories by

 
There was disaster coming; that was blindingly obvious. Life had been almost ridiculously easy, and now things were going to get worse. Much, much worse. I couldn't believe that I had ever thought otherwise. I couldn't believe that I'd ever thought that there could be any other outcome.

Stanley Donwood's fictional universe is one in which anything can happen, and frequently does. Disappearances (people, things) are everyday. Relationships are unstable. Nature has turned unnatural. It's the kind of world (the kind of book) in which you might walk into a room only to find, that room, has ... no ... floor.

A substantial selection of Stanley's fiction over the past ten years or so, (title) shows a contemporary master of the micro narrative. Apocalyptic, funny, unsettling and hallucinogenic in their intensity, Stanley Donwood's stories present a series of haunting episodes in a world drained of meaning, sense and consequence.

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Hardback Editions

November 2014 : UK Hardback
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Title: Humor
Author(s): Stanley Donwood
ISBN: 0-571-31243-8 / 978-0-571-31243-6 (UK edition)
Publisher: Faber & Faber
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


Kindle Editions

November 2014 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: Humor
Author(s): Stanley Donwood
Publisher: Faber & Faber
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   



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