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Remainder

Remainder( )
Author: McCarthy, Tom
ISBN:978-1-84688-015-5
Publication Date:Jul 2006
Publisher:Alma Books
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:AUD $25.00
Book Description:

The hero of Remainder is traumatised by an accident that involves something falling from the sky and that leaves him wealthy. He spends his time and money obsessively reconstructing and re-enacting memories and situations from his past: a large building with piano music in the distance, the familiar smells and sounds of liver frying and spluttering, and lethargic cats tumbling off roofs ... But when this fails to quench his thirst for authenticity, he starts reconstructing more and...
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Book Details
Pages:290
Detailed Subjects: Fiction / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):14.173 x 22.149 x 2.794 cm
Book Weight:0.52 Kilograms
Author Biography
McCarthy, Tom (Author)
Tom McCarthy was born on May 22, 1969. He attended Dulwich College and New College, Oxford, where he studied English literature. His first novel, Remainder, was published in 2005. His other works include Tintin and the Secret of Literature, Men in Space, and C. He is also a conceptual artist and is known in the art world for the reports, manifestos, and media interventions he has made as General Secretary of the International Necronautical Society (INS), a semi-fictitious avant-garde network.

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