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Inhaltsangabe: Paperback. Pub Date: 2006 Pages: 416 Publisher: Mariner Books When Ariel Manto uncovers a copy of The End of Mr. Y in a second-hand Bookshop. She can not believe her eyes She's read about its author before. the outlandish Victorian scientist Thomas Lumas. and this is his most notorious. and rarest. book. It is also believed to hold a curse. Anyone who's ever read it. including Lumas. has disappeared without trace.With Mr Y under her arm. Ariel is thrust into an adventure of faith. physics. love. death. and everything in between.Part gothic mystery. part time-travelling love story. The End of Mr Y lies somewhere between Shadow of the Wind and Dr Who. Scarlett Thomas sends us on a wild and irresistible quest into our deepest selves and our biggest questions. - This text refers to an alternate Paperback edition.

Rezension: "[A] journey of wonder and danger. Delicious cross-genre literay picnic, breezy and fiercely intelligent, reminiscent of Haruki Murakami."

"ÝA¨ journey of wonder and danger. Delicious cross-genre literay picnic, breezy and fiercely intelligent, reminiscent of Haruki Murakami."

"A combination of postmodern philosophy and physics, spine-tingling science fiction, clever, unexpected narrative twists, and engaging characters."

"ÝS¨mart, stylish and dizzying... Consider 'The End of Mr. Y' an accomplished, impressive thought experiment for the 21st Century."

"A  combination of postmodern philosophy and physics, spine-tingling science fiction, clever, unexpected narrative twists, and engaging characters."

"[S]mart, stylish and dizzying... Consider 'The End of Mr. Y' an accomplished, impressive thought experiment for the 21st Century."

"An exciting story with a fantastical twist, dive into the world of Ariel Manto and The End of Mr. Y."

"Literary manna for would-be philosophy nerds. There are little, 100-percent-literary sugar plums to be found in its pages."

"[S]mart, stylish and dizzying... Consider ''The End of Mr. Y'' an accomplished, impressive thought experiment for the 21st Century."

"Exhilarating. A compulsively absorbing thriller. Mr. Y burorrws into the reader's brain, stoking a desire for real-world exploration."

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"You might say that Thomas has redefined activism for the Digital Age. Inspired by a venerable tradition, she achieves here a scope and a passion to match the intelligence and empathy her fiction has always had."--"Los Angeles Times Book Review
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"Enough code-breaking tips, puzzles and graphs, charts, postscripts and appendixes to satisfy that other mathematician storyteller, Lewis Carroll. "-"The New York Times Book Review""

"An exciting story with a fantastical twist, dive into the world of Ariel Manto and The End of Mr. Y." - armchairinterviews.com"Not only will you have a great time reading this book, but you will finish it a cleverer person." - Jonathan Coe "[A] journey of wonder and danger. Delicious cross-genre literay picnic, breezy and fiercely intelligent, reminiscent of Haruki Murakami." - Kirkus "A combination of postmodern philosophy and physics, spine-tingling science fiction, clever, unexpected narrative twists, and engaging characters."

PRAISE FOR "POPCO
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"You might say that Thomas has redefined activism for the Digital Age. Inspired by a venerable tradition, she achieves here a scope and a passion to match the intelligence and empathy her fiction has always had."--"Los Angeles Times Book Review
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"Enough code-breaking tips, puzzles and graphs, charts, postscripts and appendixes to satisfy that other mathematician storyteller, Lewis Carroll. " "The New York Times Book Review""

"An exciting story with a fantastical twist, dive into the world of Ariel Manto and The End of Mr. Y." - armchairinterviews.com"Not only will you have a great time reading this book, but you will finish it a cleverer person." - Jonathan Coe"[A] journey of wonder and danger. Delicious cross-genre literay picnic, breezy and fiercely intelligent, reminiscent of Haruki Murakami." - Kirkus"Acombination of postmodern philosophy and physics, spine-tingling science fiction, clever, unexpected narrative twists, and engaging characters." - Library Journal"[S]mart, stylish and dizzying... Consider 'The End of Mr. Y' an accomplished, impressive thought experiment for the 21st Century." - New York Times Book Review"Literary manna for would-be philosophy nerds. There are little, 100-percent-literary sugar plums to be found in its pages." - Salon.com"Exhilarating. A compulsively absorbing thriller. Mr. Y burorrws into the reader s brain, stoking a desire for real-world exploration." - Time Out New York


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PRAISE FOR POPCO

"You might say that Thomas has redefined activism for the Digital Age. Inspired by a venerable tradition, she achieves here a scope and a passion to match the intelligence and empathy her fiction has always had."--Los Angeles Times Book Review

"Enough code-breaking tips, puzzles and graphs, charts, postscripts and appendixes to satisfy that other mathematician storyteller, Lewis Carroll. " The New York Times Book Review

"An exciting story with a fantastical twist, dive into the world of Ariel Manto and The End of Mr. Y." - armchairinterviews.com

"Not only will you have a great time reading this book, but you will finish it a cleverer person." - Jonathan Coe"[A] journey of wonder and danger. Delicious cross-genre literay picnic, breezy and fiercely intelligent, reminiscent of Haruki Murakami." - Kirkus"Acombination of postmodern philosophy and physics, spine-tingling science fiction, clever, unexpected narrative twists, and engaging characters." - Library Journal"[S]mart, stylish and dizzying... Consider 'The End of Mr. Y' an accomplished, impressive thought experiment for the 21st Century." - New York Times Book Review"Literary manna for would-be philosophy nerds. There are little, 100-percent-literary sugar plums to be found in its pages." - Salon.com"Exhilarating. A compulsively absorbing thriller. Mr. Y burorrws into the reader s brain, stoking a desire for real-world exploration." - Time Out New York



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