From Publishers Weekly
Depicting Lassie, Idi Amin, chimps and a Norse poet, "Boyle has X-ray vision when he considers the incongruities of the way we live and the things we do. He manages to find weak spots, capitalize on them, build from them wild and absurd stories that give a new dimension to black humor," observed PW .
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About the Author
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T. C. Boyle is the author of eleven novels, including World's End
(winner of the PEN/FaulknerAward), Drop City
(a New York Times
bestseller and finalist for the National Book Award), and The Inner Circle
. His most recent story collections are Tooth and Claw
and The Human Fly and Other Stories