Turtle Point Press, 1999 - Fiction - 152 pages
So what makes a good pop novelist? Nalda Said is attracting great acclaim, not because it is a book by the bass player of Belle and Sebastian, but because it is a fabulous novel. The story concerns the nameless son of a jewel thief, brought up by his aunt Nalda, who convinces the boy that he carries one of his father's hidden jewels inside his stomach. The fantasy-like narrative details his subsequent terror of and interaction with society, who he fears will discover his secret and steal his jewel.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - WashburnJ - LibraryThing
Quirky little novel from a former member of the great Belle and Sebastian. I believe this is Stuart David's debut novel. It is bizarre, but not totally unrelatable. The main character is overly shy ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - DameMuriel - LibraryThing
Once upon a time, Stuart David was a member of Belle and Sebastian. Now he is an author. So far, so good. This is a very sad little book. I say "little" because it's fairly short and I say "sad ... Read full review