Brief & Frightening Reign Of Phil


By the highly acclaimed cult author of Pastoralia comes a novella and short-story collection

ISBN: 9780747585961 Author: Saunders, George Publisher: BLOOMSBURY PUBLISHING Publication Date: 16th April 2007 Imprint: Bloomsbury Cover: Paperback Dewey: 813.54 (edition:22) Pages: 358 Readership: General - Trade / Code: K Category: Subject:

Welcome to Inner Horner, a nation so small it can only accommodate one citizen at a time. But when Inner Horner suddenly shrinks, forcing three-quarters of the citizen in residence over the border into Outer Horner territory, the Outer Hornerites declare an Invasion in Progress, having fallen under the spell of the power-hungry and demagogic Phil. So begins his brief and very frightening reign…

The novella is followed by In Persuasion Nation, a collection of stories by turns touching, funny and sad, and set in a warped, hilarious yet very recognisable American landscape.

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