Hang Him When He Is Not There (eBook)
de Nicholas John Turner
Sobre o livro
"I woke up with a new face, which is to say as another person..."
New Year's Eve, 1989. In a residential care home in Adelaide, South Australia, an incapacitated old man dies in troubling circumstances as fireworks explode in the distance. Decades later, a freelance proof-reader, horribly disfigured by a childhood accident, prepares to meet Australia's most celebrated and reclusive novelist. Between these two figures, a subtle and intricate web is woven, implicating the members of a mystical cult, the victim of a beheading, a photographer in France, two brothers in Colombia, and the enigmatic presence known only as Agent Vell. Nicholas John Turner's bold début is one of the most celebrated underground novels of recent years — a novel in the lineage of Samuel Beckett, Evan Dara, and J.M. Coetzee, yet unlike anything else you've ever read.
"My concern is that there is some kind of technology available to everyone by which it is possible to know exactly where my eyes have fallen, like theres a sort of ocular fingerprint that Im leaving everywhere..."