Tales from the Inner City: Book summary and reviews of Tales from the Inner City by Shaun Tan

Tales from the Inner City

by Shaun Tan

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Tales from the Inner City by Shaun Tan
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  • Published in USA  Sep 2018
    224 pages
    Genre: Short Stories/Essays

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The visionary Shaun Tan returns to show us the soul-opening work he's been doing for the past five years.

Tales from the Inner City is a collection of incredibly original stories, rich with feeling, strangely moving, almost numinous. And when the reader comes to the artwork, it's like walking into an amazing room, and then throwing open a curtain to see a brilliant scene that makes you understand and appreciate everything you've encountered in a deeper way.

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"Starred Review. In these uneasy, strange visions, moments of beauty, and even a bleak, futurological kind of joy, abides." - Publishers Weekly

"Starred Review. Read and reread slowly, savoring every nugget." - Kirkus

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Shaun Tan

Shaun Tan is the New York Times bestselling author of The Arrival, Tales from Outer Suburbia, Tales from the Inner City, Rules of Summer, and The Singing Bones. He received the Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award in 2011 and won an Academy Award for the adaptation of his picture book The Lost Thing (from Lost & Found: Three by Shaun Tan). Shaun lives in Melbourne, Australia.

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