The Resource Strange bodies : a novel, Marcel Theroux

Strange bodies : a novel, Marcel Theroux

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Strange bodies : a novel
Title
Strange bodies
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Marcel Theroux
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Author
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • "A dizzying novel of deception and metempsychosis by the author of the National Book Award finalist Far North Whatever this is, it started when Nicholas Slopen came back from the dead. In a locked ward of a notorious psychiatric hospital sits a man who insists that he is Dr. Nicholas Slopen, failed husband and impoverished Samuel Johnson scholar. Slopen has been dead for months. Yet nothing can make this man change his story. What begins as a tale of apparent forgery, involving unseen letters by the great Dr. Johnson, grows to encompass a conspiracy between a Silicon Valley mogul and his Russian allies to exploit the darkest secret of Soviet technology: the Malevin Procedure. With echoes of both Jorge Luis Borges and Philip K. Dick, Marcel Theroux's Strange Bodies takes the reader on a dizzying speculative journey that poses questions about identity, authenticity, and what it means to be truly human"--
  • "A dizzying novel of deception and metempsychosis by the author of the National Book Award finalist Far North"--
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TLC
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1968-
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Theroux, Marcel
Dewey number
823/.914
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR6070.H38
LC item number
S77 2014
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • Transmigration
  • Identity (Philosophical concept)
  • Forgery
  • Psychotherapy patients
  • FICTION / Literary
  • FICTION / Mystery & Detective / Historical
  • FICTION / Historical
Label
Strange bodies : a novel, Marcel Theroux
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Publication
Note
  • "Originally published in 2013 in slightly different form by Faber and Faber Limited, Great Britain"--Title page verso
  • Electronic book
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780374709518
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
DEFC9A41-B7A0-4FC6-BB38-ECE0BD6E0C12
System control number
(TLC)erc0000276186
Label
Strange bodies : a novel, Marcel Theroux
Link
Publication
Note
  • "Originally published in 2013 in slightly different form by Faber and Faber Limited, Great Britain"--Title page verso
  • Electronic book
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780374709518
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
DEFC9A41-B7A0-4FC6-BB38-ECE0BD6E0C12
System control number
(TLC)erc0000276186

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