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Think Bruce Chatwin meets Monty Python. Meets Paul Bowles meets Fellini meets Scheherazade meets the Twilight Zone. Haunted Traveller is a travel memoir as could only be conjured by Barry Yourgrau, "the odd, wild, and brilliant master of absurd anxieties" (Patrick McGrath). His new terrain: the moody romance of Travel itself. Haunted Traveller chronicles one man's moonstru ...more
Hardcover, 208 pages
Published May 12th 1999 by Arcade Publishing
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Overall tone a little more sad and disturbing than Wearing Dad's Head or Man Jumps Out of an Airplane, but still good.
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Writer-performer Barry Yourgrau is author of "A Man Jumps Out of an Airplane: Stories" (new edition, May '17). His other books of surreal brief tales include "Wearing Dad's Head," "Haunted Traveller," and "The Sadness of Sex," in whose movie version he starred.

Audio of story, "Honky-Tonk,"" from "A Man Jumps Out of an Airplane" is on youtube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KKPPj...

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