Tales from the Inner City

By Shaun Tan

A stunningly presented collection of twenty-five illustrated short stories exploring the relationship between humans and animals, from award-winning visual storyteller Shaun Tan.

Where can we live if not in each other's shadow? World-renowned artist Shaun Tan applies his extraordinary talent to a reflection on the nature of humans and animals, and our urban co-existence. From crocodile to frog; tiger to bee, this is a dark and surreal exploration of the perennial love and destruction we feel and inflict – of how animals can save us, and how we are entwined, for better or for worse. Tales from the Inner City is a truly masterly work, bearing all of Shaun Tan’s trademark wit and poignancy in both its prose and exquisite illustrations.

Categories: Illustrated Classics

For readers aged: 10+

  • Publication details:
  • Format: Hardback
  • ISBN: 9781406383843
  • Published: 04 Oct 2018
  • Price: £19.99
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  • Size: 240 x 185 mm
  • Pages: 224

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