Books by Carl Shuker

A graduate of the University of Canterbury in Christchurch, New Zealand, in December 1998, Carl Shuker has lived in Tokyo off and on since 1999. The Method Actors is his first novel.


THE LAZY BOYS by Carl Shuker
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 1, 2006

"Absent clear guidance, take these lessons: Stay clear of beer bongs. And of this book, too."
A novel that begins with epigrams from the Pixies, the Clash and Milton has good potential. Don't let it fool you. Read full book review >
THE METHOD ACTORS by Carl Shuker
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: June 1, 2005

"Engaging, leisurely, at times otherworldly; reminiscent at turns of David Mitchell's Ghostwritten (2000) and at others of the early Doug Coupland. A pleasure for readers with time on their hands—say, on the next night flight to Tokyo."
Lost in Translation for the noir crowd: a carefully plotted tale of a decidedly postmodern bent, with plenty of hip name-checking and lots of mind-altering substances to keep things moving. Read full book review >