Juliet Was a Surprise
|BISAC/Subject:||FIC060000, FIC029000, FIC052000|
|ISBN:||9780143192039, Related ISBNs: 0143180878, 0143192035, 0143192418, 0670065846, 9780143180876|
|Number of pages:||256|
This versatile collection—at times darkly playful, absurd, or shockingly real—illustrates how we can fail to understand the simplest of truths and how we are trapped by the peculiarities of our own points of view.
In Gaston’s hands, the outlandish becomes comprehensible and everyday life begins to look strange. What unifies these stories and their characters is the underlying faith in the humanity of even the most dangerously misguided among us.
Brazenly entertaining, but just as often heartbreaking, Juliet Was a Surprise portrays the humour and unfairness of life through the blunders of quixotic men and women with whom we can’t help but sympathize.
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