Daily Archives: May 30, 2008

Shaun Tan on Tales from Outer Suburbia

“Suburbia,” Tan reflects, “is often represented as a banal, quotidian, even boring place that escapes much notice. Yet I think it is also a fine substitute for the medieval forests of fairytale lore, a place of subconscious imaginings. I’ve always found the idea of suburban fantasy very appealing.

In The Australian’s “Suburban Dreaming” Shaun Tan talks about his new collection of stories about suburbia.


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