Parasites Like Us

by Adam Johnson

Parasites Like Us Synopsis

*The debut novel by the author of THE ORPHAN MASTER'S SON: winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction 2013 After trashing his cherry '72 Corvette, illegally breaking into an ancient burial site, and snacking on 12,000-year-old popcorn, Hank Hannah finds that he's inadvertently unleashed the apocalypse. Hank, a professor of anthropology back in the days when there were still co-eds to ogle and now one of only twelve humans still alive on earth, decides to record the last days of human civilization for whomever - or whatever - might replace us.

Parasites Like Us Press Reviews

Brilliance to burn * New York Times Book Review * A fantastically twisted and terrifying first novel * Esquire *

Book Information

ISBN: 9781784160081
Publication date: 1st May 2014
Author: Adam Johnson
Publisher: Black Swan an imprint of Transworld Publishers Ltd
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 400 pages
Categories: Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945),

About Adam Johnson

ADAM JOHNSON won the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction in 2013 for his second novel, the New York Times bestseller The Orphan Master's Son (`Excavates the very meaning of life' New York Times). His short story 'Nirvana' (included here) won the Sunday Times/EFG Short Story Award in 2014. He is the author of acclaimed short stories Emporium and the novel Parasites Like Us. He teaches creative writing at Stanford University and lives with his family in San Francisco.

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