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Sleepwalk

Adrian Tomine

A follow-up to Shortcomings, Adrian Tomine’s UK debut, this is the first publication here of Sleepwalk, his classic collection of witty and oddly haunting stories.

4 in stock

£14.99
Format
Paperback
ISBN
9780571233311
Date Published
21.08.2008
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Summary

An old woman returns alone to the spot where as a young girl she used to meet her lover on his daily lunch break. An unsuspecting couple find themselves drawn to a window to watch the neighbours’ kinky play turn into something more sinister. Twin teenage sisters make an awkward pilgrimage with their ageing-hippie father. A young guy misses his flight and returns to observe a kind of alternate version of his own life, one from which he seems to have vanished. Sleepwalk is a classic Tomine collection, a series of vignettes that scratch beneath the surface of seemingly well-adjusted lives.

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Born in Sacramento in 1974, Adrian Tomine is the author of the acclaimed series Optic Nerve, that has been running since 1991. His work has also appeared in the New Yorker and Esquire, among other publications. His books include Shortcomings, which was awarded the Gold Medal at the 2008 IPPYS and was a 2007 New York Times Notable Book, Summer…

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