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Author: Alex Kovacs
Publisher: Champaign : Dalkey Archive Press, 2013.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Fiction : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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A counterfeiter, sculptor, filmmaker, mystic, and terminal recluse uses his ill-gotten gains to wreak secret havoc upon a bankrupt London, in this timely debut novel.
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Genre/Form: Satire
Electronic books
Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Kovacs, Alex, 1982-
Currency of paper.
(DLC) 2013007218
(OCoLC)835104345
Material Type: Document, Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Alex Kovacs
ISBN: 9781564789815 1564789810
OCLC Number: 881473584
Description: 1 online resource (258 pages)
Contents: Cover; Title; Contents; Observing the Progress of Time; A Short Essay Written by the Protagonist; I Promise to Pay the Bearer; Details of Some Principal Coordinates; Growth Towards the Ceiling; Aspirations to a Complete Inventory; Writings in the Mode of Realism; General Advertisement to the Locality; Possible Uses for Pockets; Occurrences of an Afternoon of Leisure; Beyond the Turquoise Door; Concerning the Utmost Privacy; The Faded Glamour of Certain Stairwells; Views of a Forgotten Building; On What Has Been Discarded; Time Signatures Affect Desires; An Unexpected Encounter with Trevor. To Be Accepted As TruthsMobilizing the Labour Force; Abandoned Projects of Minor Significance; Brief Communications with the Populace; Things He Made no Record of; The Repository of Words; On the Planet Everybody Calls Home; Acts of Industrial Sabotage; Window, Bicycle, Lamp Post; Habitual Practices that Cannot be Ignored; Notes on Inconsequential Occasions; Broadcasts Received in the Outer Regions; A Speech Delivered to a Small Audience Gathered Inside an Abandoned Ballroom; The Rebuilding of Ickenham; Rumours of the Neighbourhood; Enactment of an Unknown Epic. What Will Happen at this Juncture?It's Never Impossible to do Something for the First Time (If You Haven't Done It Before); Transcription of an Afternoon Walkie-Talkie Conversation; Relations with the Absolute; Instruction Booklet Discovered Inside a Large Box; The Pleasures of Examining Ice; Occasional Wardrobe Combinations Discovered; The Invisible Expanding Galaxy Band; Visual Responses to the Period in Question; The Museum of Contemporary Life; Thoughts Emerging from the Contemplation of Clouds; The Ignoble Procession Backwards; Interview Performed by a Computer. How to Celebrate with EquanimityReflection in a Darkened Window; The Distribution of Resources; Millions and Millions and Millions; Copyright.
Responsibility: Alex Kovacs.

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