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From the Shadows (Paperback)
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On the run in an antique mall loner Damián Lobo dodges into a warddrobe and soon finds himself in the bedroom of a suburban couple. Wild antics ensue as Lobo carries on as a ghost butler in the househould. I had a blast reading this book!— Caitlin
Publishers Weekly "Top 10 Books of the Year" selection
From one of Spain's most original authors comes a wild, absurdist story about a lonely man's misguided attempts to connect
Laid off from his job, Dami n Lobo obsessively imagines himself as a celebrity being interviewed on TV. After committing an act of petty theft at an antiques market, he finds himself trapped inside a wardrobe and delivered to the seemingly idyllic home of a husband, wife, and their internet-addicted teenage daughter. There, he sneaks from the shadows to serve as an invisible butler, becoming deeply and disastrously involved with his unknowing host family. Every thread of the plot is ingeniously tied together, creating a potent admixture of parable, love story, and thriller. Mill's masterfully reveals the everyday as innately surreal as he renders the unbelievable tangible and the trivial fantastical, and full of dark humor.