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No Word From Gurb
ISBN: 9781846590160
Fiction
10 May 2007
Paperback
13 x 20 cm
158 pages
£7.99

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Eduardo Mendoza is widely considered to be one of the most important contemporary Spanish novelists. He has won many prizes internationally.

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No Word From Gurb

Eduardo Mendoza

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A shape-shifting extraterrestrial named Gurb has disappeared in Barcelona, having assumed the form of Madonna, whose image he glimpses on a street poster.

His partner, desperate to get him back, goes about trying to find him in a more discreet guise, scrupulously writing his observations in a diary ...

No stone is left unturned, no danger too much, in the search for his old pal Gurb in the topsy-turvy world of planet Earth.

No Word From Gurb is a riotous satire highlighting the contradictions of Western society in a lively, intelligent and sweetly ironic way.

Translated by Nicholas Caistor

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'Like a mad cross between Don Quixote and The Screwtape Letters, this is wonderfully inventive and hilarious.' The Times

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07.30 Decide to take on appearance of individual human being. Consult Catalogue, and choose his Lordship the Duke of Olivares.

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