Hardcover. Approaching fifty, and warned by his doctor that he s drinking too much and needs to take more exercise, David Hughes is given a dog for his birthday Dexter, a wire-haired fox.Shipping may be from our Sydney, NSW warehouse or from our UK or US warehouse, depending on stock availability. 304 pages. 1.765. Bookseller Inventory #
Synopsis: An epic debut graphic novel from an acclaimed illustrator—dark, funny, beautiful, disturbing, each page a surprise Approaching 50, and warned by his doctor that he's drinking too much and needs to take more exercise, David Hughes is given a dog for his birthday—Dexter, a wire-haired fox terrier. Hughes' daily walks with Dexter form the spine of this extraordinary work. We eavesdrop on their encounters with fellow dog-walkers ("Hello Hector," "Hello Chester" . . . ) and on Hughes' thoughts as he plods along carrying the dogwalker's ubiquitous plastic bag. He begins to remember moments from his past, dark memories of murder and violence. He explores his own fantasies and obsessions. From the gentle comedy of the early pages, the work is transformed into something deeper and more disturbing. A landmark book in the field of graphic literature—the drawing is sublime, the imagination extraordinary, the ambition unequalled.
About the Author: David Hughes is an artist whose work combines illustration, graphic design, photography, and animation. His drawings have appeared in Entertainment Weekly, Esquire, the Guardian, GQ, the New Yorker, the Observer, Playboy, and many other magazines and newspapers. In 2006 he published his version of Victor Hugo's The Hunchback of Notre Dame.
Title: Walking the Dog (Hardcover)
Publication Date: 2009
Book Condition: New
Book Description Random House UK, 2011. Condition: Good. Ships from the UK. Former Library book. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. Seller Inventory # GRP89940934
Book Description Jonathan Cape Ltd, London, UK, 2009. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. David Hughes (illustrator). 1st Edition. Inscribed to the previous owner on the inside front end paper. Seller Inventory # 046596
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Book Description Jonathan Cape/2009., 2009. Hardback. Colour illustrations. VG in VG Dust Jacket. DJ protected by removable clear cover. Oversize; Postage & Packing may cost extra. Seller Inventory # 20019
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