Revue de presse
"Here is a book that does the impossible: it combines Mark Twain, Thomas Pynchon, and Little Miss Sunshine
. Good novels entertain; great ones come as a gift to the readers who are lucky enough to find them. This book is a treasure" (Stephen King
"Larsen has made an impressive mark ... spectacularly funny" (Sunday Times
"Reif Larsen's wonderful original debut, destined to please readers of all ages, is the Next Big Thing... echoes of Thomas Pynchon, Robert Coover and Nicholson Baker... a lively sophisticated narrative that looks to The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
" (Irish Times
"Impossible to put down. Engagingly poignant and charmingly quirky ... Larsen is an accomplished writer, but he's also a hugely gifted illustrator ... It's a genius debut." (Daily Mail
"Fantastical, funny and delightfully original" (Esquire
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Présentation de l'éditeur
Discover The Selected Works of T. S. Spivet for iPad.
A boundary-leaping debut tracing a gifted young map maker’s attempt to understand the ways of the world
When twelve-year-old genius cartographer T. S. Spivet receives an unexpected phone call from the Smithsonian announcing he has won the prestigious Baird Award, life as normal—if you consider mapping dinner table conversations normal—is interrupted and a wild cross-country adventure begins, taking T. S. from his family home just north of Divide, Montana, to the museum’s hallowed halls.
There are some answers here on the road from Divide and some new questions, too. How does one map the delicate lessons learned about family or communicate the ebbs and flows of heartbreak, loneliness, and love?