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Men in Space

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The first novel written by Booker finalist Tom McCarthyacclaimed author of Remainder and CMen in Space is set in a Central Europe rapidly fragmenting after the fall of communism. It follows an oddball castdissolute bohemians, political refugees, a football referee, a disorientated police agent, and a stranded astronautas they chase a stolen painting from Sofia to Prague and onward. Planting the themes that McCarthy's later works develop, here McCarthy questions the meaning of all kinds of spacephysical, political, emotional, and metaphysicalas reflected in the characters' various disconnections. What emerges is a vision of humanity adrift in history, and a world in a state of disintegration.With an afterword by Simon Critchley, author of The Book of Dead PhilosophersFrom the Trade Paperback edition.


Titel: Men in Space
Autoren/Herausgeber: Tom McCarthy

ISBN/EAN: 9780307947659

Seitenzahl: 300
Produktform: E-Book
Sprache: Englisch - Newsletter
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