The Run Fantastic




“A dark fable full of emotional heft and humor. Luke Kondor comes at you sideways, surprising you with universal truths beneath a whacked-out Bizarro veneer. The Run Fantastic is constantly entertaining, and right up my alley.” —Danger Slater, author of I Will Rot Without You

At 5:45 am, Ampersand Jones develops a brain aneurysm and dies in his sleep. He then gets up and goes for a run. With his positive-thinking podcasts for company, he decides that he’s going to run himself back to life, having to outrun warring running clubs, reanimated road kill, and the personification of death along the way.

The Run Fantastic is a surreal comedy about lost boys and dead things, sitting somewhere between The Mighty Boosh, Peter Pan, and Beetlejuice.

“I’m very impressed with Luke’s brain. I think he should send The Run Fantastic to David Firth so he can make an animation to accompany a reading of this entire book, that’s how unsettling, hilarious and Northern The Run Fantastic is. It’s full of clever metaphors, daft as a Mighty Boosh episode and so beautiful in places that everything about humanity, love and death makes sense, if only for a minute.” —Madeleine Swann, author of Fortune Box

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Product Details:

Author: Luke Kondor

Publication Date: August 27, 2021


Paperback: $15.95 plus $3.00 shipping, handling and sales tax. Total price: $18.95

Electronic: $5.95

Print Length: 150 pages

Publisher: Bizarro Pulp Press, an imprint of JournalStone