|House of Sleep, the (1997) [Novel]|
by Jonathan Coe
Rating: Weighted - 8.4 / Average - 8.5 of 10 (4 votes) (Rate!)
Reviews: 1 (show them) Review!
(From the publisher):
A group of students share a house in the eighties, fall in and out of love, and drift apart. A decade later they are drawn back together by a series of coincidences involving their obsession with sleep. Sarah is a narcoleptic who has dreams so vivid she mistakes them for real events; Robert has his life changed for ever by the misundestandings that arise from her condition; Terry, the insomniac, spends his wakeful nights fuelling his obsession with movies; and the increasingly unstable Dr Gregory Dudden sees sleep as a life-shortening disease which must eradicate...
Original title: The House of Sleep
Genre: Fiction→ General Fiction→ Eccentric People
Fiction→ General Fiction→ Midlife Crises, Journeys Of Discovery