Firmin by Sam Savage

Sam Savage, Weidenfeld & Nicholson, 9780297854586, 2008 (Aus, US/Kindle) Firmin is a sad, lonely, depressing book. An anthropomorphous rat, achingly empathetic, shares his hopeless, dreaming, doomed existence. The ‘chinless' one was born in a bookstore and suffers from ‘lexical hypertrophy' or, as he also refers to it, a kind of ‘biblio-bulimia', where he at first … Continue reading Firmin by Sam Savage