Mac and His Problem

by Enrique Vila-Matas
$32.99

Publisher: RANDOM HOUSE AUSTRALIA

Publication Date: April 16, 2019

ISBN: 9780143788454

Binding: Paperback

Availability: 7-14 Days

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Mac, over sixty and recently unemployed, lives on his wife's earnings from her furniture restoration business. An avid reader, he decides at the age of sixty to keep a diary. Mac's wife, Carmen, a dyslexic born of dyslexic parents, thinks he is simply wasting his time and risking sliding further into depression-but Mac persists, and is determined that this diary will not turn into a novel. However, one day, he has a chance encounter with a near neighbour, a highly successful author who once wrote a collection of enigmatic, wilfully obscure stories....