THE BRIEF AND FRIGHTENING REIGN OF PHIL.
New York: Riverhead Books, (2005). SIGNED first edition - Saunders' first stand-alone book-length work - A novella which is a unique and rather outlandish political satire "In a profoundly strange country called Inner Horner, large enough for only one resident at a time, citizens waiting to enter the country fall under the rule of the power-hungry and tyrannical Phil, setting off a chain of injustice and mass hysteria.. . an incendiary political satire of unprecedented imagination, spiky humor, and cautionary appreciation for the hysteric in everyone." SIGNED on the title page, and uncommon thus. Illustrated throughout by Benjamin Gibson (including some double page spreads) 130 pp plus final illustration;. ISBN: 1-594481520.