Book cover for The Question of Bruno

The Question of Bruno



07 August 2009
240 pages
Imprint: Picador


You will go a long way to find anything better than this
There is simply more history and more drama in Hemon’s stories than in a shelf and a half of the usual dayglo Anglo-American entertainment
Like Nabokov, Hemon writes with the startling peeled vision of the outsider, weighing words as if for the first time; he shares with Kundera an ability to find grace and humour in the bleakest of circumstances
A storyteller, funny and sad in equal measure, and always entertaining