Revenge of the Lawn: Stories 1962-1970

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Author: Richard Brautigan
Publisher: Canongate Books Ltd (2001)
ISBN-10: 1782113789
ISBN-13: 9781782113782
Condition: Very Good
Binding: Softcover
Pages: 146
Dimensions: 19.9 x 13 x 1 cm

Weight: 0.2 kg


Revenge of the Lawn is Richard Brautigan in miniature and contains no fewer than 62 ultra-short stories set mainly in Tacoma, Washington (where the author grew up) and in the flower-powered San Francisco of the late fifties and early sixties. In their compacted form, which ranges from the murderously short 'The Scarlatti Tilt' to one-page wonders like the sexually poignant poetry of 'An Unlimited Supply of 35 Millimetre Film', Brautigan's stories take us into a world where his fleeting glimpses of everyday strangeness leave stories and characters resonating in our heads long after they're gone.


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