The Great Perhaps
“This ambitious, adventurous writer . . . recalls Anton Chekhov with his amused appreciation of human foibles.”—Wendy Smith, Chicago Tribune
The sky is falling for the Caspers, a family of cowards. When the parents decide to separate, this family is forced to appreciate the cloudiness of this modern age.
- April 2010
- 5.5 × 8.2 in
/ 414 pages
- Territory Rights: Worldwide including Canada, but excluding the British Commonwealth.
Endorsements & Reviews
“The wisest, most humane and transcendent novel on the contemporary family since The Corrections. . . . A marvelous book.” — Irvine Welsh, author of Trainspotting
“Meno masterfully, and meaningfully, conflates the fantastic with the everyday. . . . Tender, funny, spooky, and gripping.” — Donna Seaman, Booklist
“A darkly funny, lyrical, and shrewdly observant chronicle of a family on the verge of a nervous breakdown.” — Tom Perrotta, author of The Abstinence Teacher
“Meno is thinking hard about why the world is the way it is and about where hope for change might reasonably lie.” — Jonathan Dee, New York Times Book Review