Barcelona Plates by Alexei Sayle

Barcelona Plates

Alexei Sayle

Unusual, stimulating, and in some ways dark and disturbing, these short stories make you laugh and shudder at one and the same time.

Extract

Pete stuck his head down the shaft, and just at that moment, one of the ugly family Robinson who had been munching nearby, stepped back to get a shot on his video camera of his entire family (though in truth, he would have had to step into the next state to fit them all in). Retreating like a reversing hippopotamus, one of his giant buttocks brushed Pete whose head was down the shute and the force was enough to pitch him down with a startled cry ....

Parallels
  • Something Wicked This Way Comes by Ray Bradbury
  • Any book by Ben Elton
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