Synopses & Reviews
Edwin Mullhouse, a novelist at 10, is mysteriously dead at 11. As a memorial, Edwin's best-friend, Jeffrey Cartwright, decides that the life of this great American writer must be told. He follows Edwin's development from his pre-verbal first noises through his love for comic books to the fulfillment of his literary genius in the remarkable novel, Cartoons.
"Steven Millhauser makes our world turn amazing! He continues to pursue fiction as a mysterious, magical, enlightening experience...we venture with him into the common corners of our ragged world, where the marvelous glows and true meanings breathe life." The New York Times Book Review