Wednesday, June 13, 2007

World to come

Author: Dara Horn

Date: 2006

Category: Contemporary fiction

Who'll want to read it? People who like to read

Point of no return: Page 1

Classic line: "Just crawl over the mistakes and you'll be fine."

What's it all about? Ben writes questions for quiz shows. His life is falling apart until an impulsive crime leads him to have an adventure that reveals long kept family secrets and the fragments of history, art and literature that make cultural identity. It' great to read because its jammed with so many images and ideas and at the end they all collide.

Publisher: W. W. Norton


Kieran said...

Sounds interesting. You should try "The Ninth Life of Louis Drax" by Liz Jensen. It has LOTS of family secrets, is most contemporary and lives fall apart quite spectactularly.

Kieran said...

I've just started reading this and I am really enjoying it. I think I'll recommend it as a Book Club title. Thanks for telling us about it Louise.

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