The invoice : a novel

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Smith, Neil translator.
New York : Hogarth, 2016.
9781101905142, 110190514X
Downers Grove Public Library - 2nd Floor - Adult
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204 pages ; 19 cm


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Originally published in Sweden as "Fakturan" in the collection Spelreglerna by Wahlström & Widstrand, Stockholm, in 2011. This translation originally published in hardcover in Great Britain by hogarth, an imprint of Vintage, London, in 2016" -- Title page verso.
Hilarious, profound, and achingly true-to-life, Jonas Karlsson's new novel explores the true nature of happiness through the eyes of hero you won't soon forget. A passionate film buff, our hero's life revolves around his part-time job at a video store, the company of a few precious friends, and a daily routine that more often than not concludes with pizza and movie in his treasured small space in Stockholm. When he receives an astronomical invoice from a random national bureaucratic agency, everything will tumble into madness as he calls the hotline night and day to find out why he is the recipient of the largest bill in the entire country. What is the price of a cherished memory? How much would you pay for a beautiful summer day? How will our carefree idealist, who is content with so little and has no chance of paying it back, find a way out of this mess? All these questions pull you through The Invoice and prove once again that Jonas Karlsson is simply a master of entertaining, intelligent, and life-affirming work. -- Provided by publisher.
Translated from the Swedish.
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APA Citation (style guide)

Karlsson, J., & Smith, N. (2016). The invoice: a novel. First American Edition. New York: Hogarth.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Karlsson, Jonas, 1971- and Neil Smith. 2016. The Invoice: A Novel. New York: Hogarth.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Karlsson, Jonas, 1971- and Neil Smith, The Invoice: A Novel. New York: Hogarth, 2016.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Karlsson, Jonas, and Neil Smith. The Invoice: A Novel. First American Edition. New York: Hogarth, 2016. Print.

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