A History of the World for Rebels and Somnambulists
From the beginning of the world--when God created Audrey Hepburn, the guilt complex, and worker ants--to the end, broadcast live on a TV chat show, A History of the World for Rebels and Somnambulists whips through our tortuous past with the deftness of a surgeon's scalpel.
Jonah confronts a ship of Norwegian whalers, Little Red Riding Hood gets drunk with the wolf, and Bob Dylan loses his shadow. It is a history unlike any other: at once sinister, alarming, and breathlessly funny.
Jesus del Campo was born in Gijón, Spain. He is a translator, traveler, and doctor of philosophy. His other books include a novel about Snow White.