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Sum : forty tales from the afterlives

Author: David Eagleman
Publisher: Edinburgh ; Melbourne : Canongate, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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What happens to us when we die? And what does that tell us about being human?

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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David Eagleman
ISBN: 9781847674272 1847674275
OCLC Number: 423007820
Description: 107 pages ; 18 cm
Contents: Sum --
Egalitaire --
Circle of friends --
Descent of species --
Giantess --
Mary --
The cast --
Metamorphosis --
Missing --
Spirals --
Scales --
Adhesion --
Angst --
Oz --
Great expectations --
Mirrors --
Perpetuity --
The unnatural --
Distance --
Reins --
Microbe --
Absence --
Will-o'-the-wisp --
Incentive --
Death switch --
Encore --
Prism --
Ineffable --
Pantheon --
Impulse --
Quantum --
Conservation --
Narcissus --
Seed --
Graveyard of the gods --
Apostasy --
Blueprints --
Subjunctive --
Search --
Reversal.
Responsibility: David Eagleman.

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Witty, bright, sharp and unexpected . . . as surprising a book as I've read for years. Every story is a new Heaven. -- Brian Eno A very well-written, very funny and very thought-provoking book that Read more...

 
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