Lights Out in Wonderland A Novel Author:DBC Pierre "Lights Out in Wonderland has all the verbal wit and energy of Vernon God Little."?Financial TimesGabriel Brockwell?aesthete, philosopher, disaffected twenty-something decadent?is thinking terminal. He's decided to kill himself?but not immediately. His destination is Wonderland. The style of the journey is all that's to be decided. — Traveling be... more »tween London, Tokyo, and Berlin, Gabriel is in search of the bacchanal to obliterate all previous parties. His adventure takes in a spell in rehab, a near-death experience eating a poisonous Japanese delicacy, and finally an orgiastic feast in the bowels of Berlin's majestic Tempelhof Airport. Along the way, Gabriel falls apart, only to reemerge with a new outlook on the world and a mission to right his past wrongs.
Lights Out in Wonderland is an allegorical banquet, a sly commentary on these End Times and the march toward banality, and a joyful expression of the human spirit.« less