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My Goat Ate Its Own Legs: Tales for Adults (P.S.)

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ISBN13: 9780061719684
ISBN10: 0061719684
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In a voice so unfailingly chipper it's suspicious, Alex Burrett poses in fiction some disturbing yet certainly possible futures for the human race (and other ambitious, earthbound mammals). Always ready with an impeccable phrase or a sly wink, he shares stories of the most darkly ironic sort, including a field report from a human abattoir, a chronicle of dating Death, and, of course, the tale of the goat that ate its own legs. These thirty brilliant, bizarre, and morbidly hilarious "tales for adults" will delight anyone who doesn't take life (or death) too seriously.

Synopsis:

Featuring fable-like stories that explore weird what-ifs of evolution, devotion, and universal disaster, the 30 bizarre, morbidly hilarious stories in this debut collection will delight anyone who doesn't take life--or death--too seriously.

About the Author

Alex Burrett lives in London, where he works in advertising. This is his first collection of stories.

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cutie_sweets2002, October 6, 2009 (view all comments by cutie_sweets2002)
This book is absurd and yet delightful in it's absurdness. It has become my new favorite. Each story takes you to a different reality, and leaves you thinking and interpreting the words you've just read. Each story goes to its own extremes but still seems grounded. Absolutely Amazing!
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Product Details

ISBN:
9780061719684
Author:
Burrett, Alex
Publisher:
Harper Perennial
Author:
by Alex Burrett
Subject:
General
Subject:
Short Stories (single author)
Subject:
Future in literature.
Subject:
Noir fiction, English
Subject:
General Fiction
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Edition Description:
Trade PB
Series:
P.S.
Publication Date:
20090631
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
256
Dimensions:
7.125 x 5 x 64 in 6.32 oz

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"Synopsis" by , Featuring fable-like stories that explore weird what-ifs of evolution, devotion, and universal disaster, the 30 bizarre, morbidly hilarious stories in this debut collection will delight anyone who doesn't take life--or death--too seriously.
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