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The Swallowed Man by Edward Carey

The Swallowed Man

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The Swallowed Man by Edward Carey
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Jan 26, 2021 | ISBN 9780593188873

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Advance Praise for The Swallowed Man:

“Following up on the triumph of his historical novel Little[,] Carey proves once again how there is a magic in that archetypal familiarity of the perennial fairy tale.” — The Millions

“No Disney fairy tale, this is an illustrated, literary, poignantly erudite study in anguish, guilt, madness, soul-searching, and eventual redemption.” Booklist

“Art objects live in the belly of this marvelous novel, images swallowed by text, sustained by a sublime and loving imagination. Like all Edward Carey’s work The Swallowed Man is profound and delightful. It is a strange and tender parable of two maddening obsessions; parenting and art-making.” —Max Porter, author of Grief Is the Thing with Feathers and Lanny

“A deep and grimly whimsical exploration of what it means to be a son, a father, and an artist.” —Kirkus Reviews

Praise for Edward Carey:

“[A writer with] a dowsing rod capable of divining what hides within the human heart. Carey is without peer.” —Kelly Link
“Edward Carey writes wonderfully weird books about wonderfully weird things.” —Celeste Ng
“Nothing short of a genius.” Daily Mail  

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