A cowboy receives the sad offer of love in a pinball arcade. An English tourist mimes his own grotesque death. These and other interlinked stories explore the yearning of discontented children, imagined homes and the illusory nature of nationhood and identity. By the author of "Beautiful Mutants".
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Deborah Levy was born in 1959. She studied theatre at Dartington College of Arts; during 1989-1991 she was Fellow in Creative Arts at Trinity College, Cambridge. Her work includes Pax, 'pioneering writing that subverts the structure, style and content of our new drama' (City Limits), and Heresies for the Royal Shakespeare Company. She is the author of a book of poetry, An Amorous Discourse in the Suburbs of Hell, and a collection of short stories, Ophelia and the Great Idea. Of Beautiful Mutants, her first novel, the Observer commented: 'It throbs its way into the imagination like the unguided missile it decries.' Debora Levy lives in London.
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