"A hauntingly beautiful story...Terry Gilliam would feel right at home directing an adaptation of this." - LITERARY STRANGE DIGEST
"Especially satisfying!" - THE CHICAGO CENTER FOR LITERATURE AND PHOTOGRAPHY
"An extremely entertaining and touching work of fiction from Bizarro author Andersen Prunty, Zerostrata proves to be an amazingly compelling and insightful story about the loss of innocence, and the struggle to regain what was lost." - THE DREAM PEOPLE
"Absolutely beyond belief!" - LANCE CARBUNCLE, author of Smashed, Squashed, Splattered, Chewed, Chunked and Spewed
"Zerostrata looks at lost dreams and dysfunctional families while providing a most unusual romance inside of a warped re-telling of a classic fairy tale." - The Antibacterial Pope
This is the third book by Andersen Prunty I've read.
Some of the more "out there" books that I have read really seem to try too hard to show how bizarre they are and it comes off as forced and detracts from the story.
The girl becomes like a goddess to him, and he does everything he can to get her, hoping, like the quote says, that it will make his life okay again.
Andersen Prunty introduced me to a new literary genre with “Zerostrata”. I’ve never read anything in the bizarre fiction genre, so this was my debut. Read morePublished 22 days ago by Yuki Takano
For dreamers and lovers who forgot how. In my experience, a lighter side of Prunty, yet still filled with his unique worldview.Published 1 month ago by Britton Flash
When I read reviews describing the book as bizarre, I don't think I expected it to be quite so strange. Read morePublished 3 months ago by namarsh
So good and so spiritual in a sense. I loved it. Every time I finish a story by Prunty I am left with a sense of loss and of hope and wonder. Wow. He never ceases to impress.Published 14 months ago by M. Sanchez
I really enjoyed the story. Anderson is one of my new favorites. I found the story strange, touching, and humorous all at once. It was also very well written. Read morePublished 15 months ago by Rodney Gardner
My only reaction to this book was "meh". It was flashy and confusing, but in the way that makes you suspect the author is doing it through a sheer emo-ish depth seeking (wait,... Read morePublished 23 months ago by Jules
I honestly do not know how to describe this book. Maybe as a dream? The story DOES have a plot, but that's not the best part. Read morePublished on September 23, 2011 by Lea
Depressed 20-something Hansel Nothing returns to his mother's house to recapture the zest for life he had in his childhood. It's just as he remembered it. Read morePublished on July 23, 2011 by D. Schwent
Zerostrata is a true work of surrealism. It moves with opium-haze speed and irrefutable illogic of some wonderful dream. Read morePublished on July 21, 2011 by Eric Stoveken