Numb (Paperback)

By Sean Ferrell

Harper Perennial, 9780061946509, 278pp.

Publication Date: August 3, 2010



A captivating debut from exciting new talent Sean Ferrell, Numb is the endearing tale of a man with no memory or ability to feel pain, who attracts a colorful crowd of sycophants and exploiters while trying to come to terms with who he really is. Fans of the work of Richard Powers, Gary Shteyngart, and Thomas Pynchon--and of the films The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, The Truman Show, and the cinematic oeuvre of Charlie Kaufman--will love the unique and entertaining Numb.

Praise For Numb

“There are captivating moments and passages.... [Numb] has a lot of heart.”
-Publishers Weekly

“Ferrell’s eye-catching debut is a mordant take on contemporary culture.... Artfully barbed entertainment.”
-Kirkus Reviews