Rules of Summer by Shaun Tan Rules of Summer kind of takes the old children’s adage of ‘ Step on a crack, break your grandmothers back’ and runs right into a dark room with it. No, make that a frankly terrifying post apocalyptic Daliesque land of surreal dread, though it be rather gorgeously rendered.  The illustrations are amazing works of art, but you do not want to know what happens should you lose a fight for instance (hint, you may get handed over to a sinister flock of dark, dark birds in exchange for a golden crown. They will secrete you into a scary black, furnace driven monolithic flying machine and accompany it through the sky over bleak scapes). Oh, but it’s ok folks!…