Adam

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A Tiler's Afternoon Cover Image
By Lars Gustafsson, Tom Geddes (Translator)
$8.95
ISBN: 9780811212403
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Published: New Pub. Corp. - June 1st, 1993

Here is a fine, short existential novel about an aging everyman, a sort of solitary "born loser" working to eke out a living as a tile-layer in Uppsala, Sweden in the early 1980s. The book employs wry humor to offset the haunting Beckett-like seriousness at its heart.