in a Montreal airport with a suitcase in hand. We do not
know where he is from, or who he is. The novel sets out to
explore his identity by following his daily movements and
intimate thoughts, as well as his connections to those
coming into contact with him. He writes his own reflections
and impressions in a notebook which he carries with him at
The story unfolds through non-linear narrative connections that flow across city blocks, continents and oceans, and meander in and out of characters’ minds, dealing with questions of displacement, identity and meaning.
"[Adrift] is a beautifully written and compassionate émigré experience that will thrill readers interested in timely debates about multiculturalism, immigration, and mortality."
—Sarah Ramsey, All Lit Up
"Adrift is a soulful read with a brand of acceptance that is uncommon in an era of intolerance."
“Adrift pushes at the limits of possibility by asking the reader to accept the impossible…In so doing, it reveals a reality of a higher order, a plane of existence upon which all of us are connected, however alienated our experience of the world might be. Like a Murakami novel, Adrift mixes the spectacular with the mundane to highlight the wondrous qualities of ordinary reality.”
—Maple Tree Literary Supplement
Paperback ISBN: 978-1-894770-73-6
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Publication Date: October 2011
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