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An engrossing, satirical and very funny new novel on climate change.Michael Beard is in his late fifties; bald, overweight, unprepossessing a Nobel Prize-winning physicist whose best work is behind him. Trading on his reputation, he speaks for enormous fees, lends his name to the letterheads of renowned scientific institutions and half-heartedly heads a government-backed initiative tackling global warming. An inveterate philanderer, Beard finds his fifth marriage floundering. But this time it is different: she is having the affair, and he is still in love with her.When Beard's professional and personal worlds are entwined in a freak accident, an opportunity presents itself, a chance for Beard to extricate himself from his marital mess, reinvigorate his career and very possibly save the world from environmental disaster.With a global scope, Solar is a comedy dealing directly with the crises of today. A story of one man's ambitions and self-deceptions, it is a startling and stylish new departure in the work of one of the world's great writers.From the Hardcover edition.


Titel: Solar
Autoren/Herausgeber: Ian McEwan

ISBN/EAN: 9780307399267

Seitenzahl: 320
Produktform: E-Book
Sprache: Englisch - Newsletter
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