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A Horse Walks Into a Bar

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By: David Grossman

Language: English

Quality: Like New

Genre: Novel, Young Adult

ISBN: 9781784704223

SKU: BE500290820123

Pages: 197

Description: A comedy club in a small Israeli town. An audience has come expecting an evening of amusement. Instead they see a comedian falling apart on stage ; an act of disintegration, a man crumbling, as a matter of choice, before their eyes. Dovaleh G, a veteran stand-up comic - charming, erratic, repellent - exposes a wound he has been living with for years : a fateful and gruesome choice he had to make between the two people who were dearest to him. Flaying alive both himself and the people watching him, Dov provokes revulsion and empathy from an audience that doesn't know whether to laugh or cry - and all this in the presence of a former childhood friend who is trying to understand why he's been summoned to this performance...