‘Alone’ – Created by Christophe Chabouté.
Published in the UK by Faber & Faber.
368 pages – Black & White.
This week Tony is joined by Sarah Harris and the pair chat through the amazing ‘Alone’ by Christophe Chaboute. You can listen here on Spotify, on Apple Podcasts here and at the website here.
This really is a special book that is both incredibly insightful regarding the human condition and also totally heartbreaking. It tells the story of lonely man who exists on an island and without any human interaction. With only a goldfish and a dictionary for company he imagines what life is like elsewhere with some brilliant flights of fancy.
There is so much to discuss and conversation ranges from the amazing artwork (on show below) to how the story of this on man casts a light on modern society. Tony also poses a question …..
have a listen to find out more.