9781632860361

The Maintenance of Headway

  • ISBN 13:

    9781632860361

  • ISBN 10:

    1632860368

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 05/19/2015
  • Publisher: Bloomsbury USA

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Summary

From the Booker-shortlisted author acclaimed as having "no literary precedent" (Independent) comes a gently absurd examination of the systems that trap and frustrate us daily. Fans of dry humor will enjoy this tale of mishap and folly, told from the point of view of a bus driver who's been charged to maintain a precise distance between himself and other buses--a directive that leads him to ignore the very passengers he's meant to serve.

Witty, allegorical, and intelligent, this is a novel for all those who have ever run for a bus, only to have it pull away as they reach its doors. Showcasing all of Mills' strengths, it is the perfect reintroduction for American readers to an incomparable talent.

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