Waking Up at Rembrandt's
The debut novel from
Thomas Lloyd Qualls.
Blending the travel adventures of Hemingway, the epicurean delights
of Peter Mayle, the spiritual teachings
of Krishnamurti, and the magical
realism of Isabel Allende, Waking Up at Rembrandt's takes literary fiction
into new territory.
Accolades for Thomas Lloyd Qualls & Waking Up at Rembrandt’s
“Reno novelist Thomas Lloyd Qualls is a psychonaut. His luminous debut novel, “Waking Up at Rembrandt’s,” strikes literary gold, mining the depths of his character’s complex interior landscapes through an unlikely amalgam of poetry, prose and spirituality... The immediacy evoked by [the author’s] use of second person narration acts as connective tissue binding the reader to the plot lines... reminiscent of David Foster Wallace...”
~Reno Passport – February 2009
Waking Up At Rembrandt's" is an impressive debut novel showcasing an undeniably talented and imaginative author... The text is lyrical and engaging from beginning to end as author Thomas Lloyd Qualls demonstrates an ability to paint with words the way Rembrandt was noted to paint with pigments. "Waking Up At Rembrandt's" is highly recommended reading and will leave the readers looking eagerly towards the author's next literary project."
~Midwest Book Review – November 2009