Kevin Brockmeier lives in Arkansas, USA. His short stories have won many awards. THE BRIEF HISTORY OF THE DEAD is his first novel to be published in the UK.
Sure-to-be-acclaimed fiction mixes with travelogue ... Gripping and moving stuff. - Sunday Times Travel Magazine February 2006 His confident voice, observational brilliance and playful humour dazzle to the end. - The Times'Convincing . . . reflects on relationships in a beautiful, delicate manner' - Publisher's Weekly Unique and spellbinding Brockmeier is up to something different - Minneapolis Star Tribune Brockmeier investigates our capacity for wonder and the result is exacting and perfectly strange - The New Yorker A spellbinding novel - Amy Worth, lead account manager, books, Amazon; Bookseller/ February Booksellers choice Such a powerful read - Time Out Interesting and intellectually daring - New Statesman