Description - No Word from Gurb by Eduardo Mendoza
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.
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(200mm x 130mm x mm)
Publisher: Telegram Books
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Author Biography - Eduardo Mendoza
Eduardo Mendoza was born in 1943 in Barcelona. He spent some years in New York working as an interpreter for the United Nations before returning to his native city. Other novels include The Truth about the Savolta Case, City of Marvels and The Year of the Flood. Widely considered to be one of Spain's leading contemporary novelists, he has won many literary prizes internationally.