A Pretty Face Paperback – Dec 1 2008
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"'Reig's prose threatens to burst through the confines of the story; his writing fizzes with ideas, hilarious asides, colourful characters and absurdist dialogue... Always entertaining, always though-provoking' Times Literary Supplement 'An exuberant mix of comedy, satire and mystery, all overlaid with a dollop of surrealism' The Times Raymond Chandler meets Italo Calvino... highly entertaining... An engaging romp for intelligent people' Blowback 'Destined to end up on hipster bookshelves next to Murakami, Bukowski and Philip K. Dick... Spanish author Rafael Reig is surely a cult in the making...absurd and brilliant' SFX Magazine"
About the Author
Born in Asturias in 1963, Rafael Reig studied Philosophy and Humanities in Madrid and later in New York, where he wrote his PhD thesis on 19th-century literary depictions of the prostitute. Today Reig combines university teaching with his writing and editing activities. Blood on the Saddle is the first of his novels to be translated into English.