Galatea 2.2: A Novel
Picador, 1 янв. 2004 г. - Всего страниц: 352
"Dazzling...a cerebral thriller that's both intellectually engaging and emotionally compelling, a lively tour de force."—Michiko Kakutani, The New York Times
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... Don't move fromthis spot, no matter what.” And chaos chosethat moment tohit home. My other years persist,like thosestrangers Istill embrace in sleep, intimate in five minutes. Some years sliptheir chrysalis, leaving only a casing to ...
... Don't disturb my circles. The head attached tothese glasses peaked in a balding dome. From freakishfrontal lobes it tapered away tonothing at the temples onlyto erupt again in a monstrous beak. Even after I oriented the image, the face ...
... dismissed to safety. I don't know whatI expected, really. Civility, perhaps. Acknowledgment. An exchangeof names. All the social niceties thatI'd avoided so studiously since my Dunkirk back here. I obsessed for a day and a half,
... “Nonsense. Fiction doesn't permitaccident. Andwhat little coincidence it does putup withisfar from pure. Why don't you write aboutreal countries? The whole global community is out there, chaindragging on its own economic exhaust pipe.
... don't usually likecheap counterattacks, but the man askedfor it. He shrugged. “The piece happened tobe handy.Asmall fraction of the available repertoire. Replaceable, I assure you.” He stood and strode to my whiteboard. Without asking ...