Jokes for the Gunmen

Author(s): Mazen Maarouf

Short Stories

A brilliant collection of fictions in the vein of Roald Dahl, Etgar Keret and Amy Hempel. These are stories of what the world looks like from a child's pure but sometimes vengeful or muddled perspective. These are stories of life in a war zone, life peppered by surreal mistakes, tragic accidents and painful encounters. These are stories of fantasist matadors, lost limbs and voyeuristic dwarfs. This is a collection about sex, death and the all-important skill of making life into a joke. These are unexpected stories by a very fresh voice. These stories are unforgettable. 



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Shortlisted Man Booker International 2019

General Fields

  • : 9781846276675
  • : Portobello Books
  • : Portobello Books Ltd
  • : January 2019
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  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Mazen Maarouf
  • : Paperback
  • : English
  • : 892.737
  • : 176