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Calypso

von Sedaris, David   (Autor)

The long-awaited new collection of stories from David Sedaris, America's favourite humourist.

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If you've ever laughed your way through David Sedaris's cheerfully misanthropic stories, you might think you know what you're getting with Calypso. You'd be wrong.

When he buys a beach house on the Carolina coast, Sedaris envisions long, relaxing vacations spent playing board games and lounging in the sun with those he loves most. And life at the Sea Section, as he names the vacation home, is exactly as idyllic as he imagined, except for one tiny, vexing realization: it's impossible to take a vacation from yourself.

With Calypso, Sedaris sets his formidable powers of observation toward middle age and mortality. Make no mistake: these stories are very, very funny - it's a book that can make you laugh 'til you snort, the way only family can. Sedaris's writing has never been sharper, and his ability to shock readers into laughter unparalleled. But much of the comedy here is born out of that vertiginous moment when your own body betrays you and you realize that the story of your life is made up of more past than future.

This is beach reading for people who detest beaches, required reading for those who loathe small talk and love a good tumour joke. Calypso is simultaneously Sedaris's darkest and warmest book yet - and it just might be his very best. 

Kritik

Unquestionably the king of comic writing . . . Calypso is both funnier and more heartbreaking than pretty much anything out there Hadley Freeman Guardian 

Mehr vom Verlag:

Little, Brown Book Group

Mehr vom Autor:

Sedaris, David

Produktdetails

Medium: Buch
Format: Kartoniert
Seiten: VIII, 259
Sprache: Englisch
Erschienen: Mai 2018
Sonstiges: .528841
Maße: 215 x 136 mm
Gewicht: 293 g
ISBN-10: 1408707829
ISBN-13: 9781408707821

Bestell-Nr.: 20610419 
 

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KNOABBVERMERK: 2018. 272 S. 218 mm
KNOSONSTTEXT: .528841
Einband: Kartoniert
Sprache: Englisch

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