From the author of the best-selling The Curator’s Egg comes an idiosyncratic novel interweaving fantasy and reality. Setting the novel in the famous Claridge’s Hotel in London, Karsten Schubert recounts an art dealer’s recuperation from major surgery. Incorporating multilayered voices and devices, the distinctive narrative introduces the reader to a memorable host of characters including the “The Political Prisoner,” “The Little Mondrian” and “The Protagonist,” who hosts art-world gatherings and visits a multitude of local galleries and stores around the Mayfair district. In this surprising tale filled with the humor of observation and incident, a frightening yet extraordinary period in one man’s life is brought to life. Schubert, also well known as YBA art dealer, publisher and cofounder of Ridinghouse, has written a novel at once honest, satirical, absurd and bold.
6 x 9 inches / 208 pp
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