Darkly comic and highly entertaining, Javier Valdes's stories insinuate themselves in the unsuspecting reader like a heady brew with a strange kick. From the exploits of an urban vigilante to the erotic pleasures exacted from an unrequited love, from a menacing treasure to a family that brings a whole new twist to the meaning of neighbors, People Like Us is seasoned with irreverent takes on Valdes's favorite writers and directors -- such as Stephen King and Martin Scorsese -- as he delivers a unique array of fascinating and ...

People Like Us: Short Stories 2006, Atria Books, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780743286466

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