Jokes for the Gunmen

Author:   Mazen Maarouf ,  Jonathan Wright
Publisher:   Granta Books
ISBN:  

9781846276675


Pages:   176
Publication Date:   03 January 2019
Format:   Paperback
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Jokes for the Gunmen


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A brilliant collection of fictions in the vein of Roald Dahl, Etgar Keret and Amy Hempel. These are stories of what the world looks like from a child's pure but sometimes vengeful or muddled perspective. These are stories of life in a war zone, life peppered by surreal mistakes, tragic accidents and painful encounters. These are stories of fantasist matadors, lost limbs and voyeuristic dwarfs. This is a collection about sex, death and the all-important skill of making life into a joke. These are unexpected stories by a very fresh voice. These stories are unforgettable.

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Author:   Mazen Maarouf ,  Jonathan Wright
Publisher:   Granta Books
Imprint:   Granta Books
Dimensions:   Width: 12.90cm , Height: 1.00cm , Length: 19.80cm
Weight:   0.153kg
ISBN:  

9781846276675


ISBN 10:   1846276675
Pages:   176
Publication Date:   03 January 2019
Audience:   General/trade ,  General
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active
Availability:   In stock   Availability explained
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Mazen Maarouf was born in Beirut in 1978. He is a Palestinian-Icelandic writer, poet, translator and journalist. He has published three poetry collections and two short story collections. He currently lives between Reykjavik and Beirut.

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