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McCarthy, Tom 1969 May 22-

Works: 44 works in 207 publications in 8 languages and 5,151 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  History 
Roles: Scenarist, Creator, Director
Classifications: PN1997.2, 823.92
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Most widely held works by Tom McCarthy
C by Tom McCarthy( Book )
39 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 1,871 libraries worldwide
"Opening in England at the turn of the twentieth century, C is the story of a boy named Serge Carrefax, whose father spends his time experimenting with wireless communication while running a school for deaf children. Serge grows up amid the noise and silence with his brilliant but troubled older sister, Sophie: an intense sibling relationship that stays with him as he heads off into an equally troubled larger world. After a fling with a nurse at a Bohemian spa, Serge serves in World War I as a radio operator for reconnaissance planes. When his plane is shot down, Serge is taken to a German prison camp, from which he escapes. Back in London, he's recruited for a mission to Cairo on behalf of the shadowy Empire Wireless Chain. All of which eventually carries Serge to a fitful, and perhaps fateful, climax at the bottom of an Egyptian tomb ..."--Jacket
Remainder by Tom McCarthy( Book )
27 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in English and held by 1,272 libraries worldwide
"A man is severely injured in a mysterious accident, receives an outrageous sum in legal compensation, and has no idea what to do with it. Then, one night, an ordinary sight sets off a series of bizarre visions he can't quite place." "How he goes about bringing his visions to life - and what happens afterward - makes for one of the most riveting, complex, and unusual novels in recent memory." "Remainder is about the secret world each of us harbors within, and what might happen if we were granted the power to make it real."--Jacket
Men in space by Tom McCarthy( Book )
19 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and held by 700 libraries worldwide
Follows a cast of dissolute Bohemians, political refugees, football referees, deaf police agents, assassins and stranded astronauts as they chase a stolen icon painting from Sofia to Prague and beyond. Set in a Central Europe rapidly fragmenting after the fall of Communism
Tintin and the secret of literature by Tom McCarthy( Book )
12 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 336 libraries worldwide
Herge's Tintin cartoon adventures have been translated into more than 50 languages and read by tens of millions of children ages, as their publishers like to say "from 7 to 77." Arguing that their characters are as strong and their plots as complex as any dreamt up by the great novelists, the author asks a simple question: Is Tintin literature? Taking a cue from Tintin himself, who spends much of his time tracking down illicit radio signals, entering crypts, and decoding puzzles, this work suggests that readers also need to tune in and decode in order to capture what's going on in the work. What emerges is a remarkable story of hushed up royal descent, in both Herge's work and his own family history. the author shows how the themes this story generates: expulsion from home, violation of the sacred, the host guest relationship turned sour, and anxieties around questions of forgery and fakeness, are the same that have fueled and troubled writers from the classical era to the present day. His startling conclusion is that Tintin's ultimate secret is that of literature itself
Remainder by Tom McCarthy( Sound Recording )
15 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in English and held by 262 libraries worldwide
Traumatised by an accident which involves something falling from the sky and leaving him eight and a half million pounds richer, our hero spends his time and money obsessively reconstructing and re-enacting memories and situations from his past: a large building with piano music in the distance, the familiar smells and sounds of liver frying and spluttering, lethargic cats lounging on roofs until they tumble off them ... But, when this fails to quench his thirst for authenticity, he starts reconstructing more and more violent events, including hold-ups and shoot-outs
C a novel by Tom McCarthy( Sound Recording )
11 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 244 libraries worldwide
Serge Carrefax spends his childhood at Versoie House, where his father teaches deaf children to speak when he's not experimenting with wireless telegraphy. After recuperating from a mysterious illness at a Bohemian spa, Serge serves in World War I as a radio operator. C culminates in a bizarre scene in an Egyptian catacomb where all Serge's paths and relationships at last converge
The station agent by Tom McCarthy( visu )
26 editions published between 2003 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 111 libraries worldwide
A young man inherits a train station in rural New Jersey and moves there for a life of quiet solitude. He soon finds friendships and a sense of belonging that he never expected, and never thought he wanted
Dat wat overblijft by Tom McCarthy( Book )
1 edition published in 2009 in Dutch and held by 97 libraries worldwide
Na een hersenbeschadiging opgelopen te hebben reconstrueert een man obsessief herinneringen om een gevoel van vanzelfsprekendheid op te roepen
The mattering of matter : documents from the archive of the International Necronautical Society ( Book )
2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 31 libraries worldwide
"On August 7, 1999, Tom McCarthy founded the International Necronautical Society (INS) with a public presentation of the 'Founding Manifesto,' a touchstone that would inform the organization's proceedings for years to come. Composed of official committee members and illicit 'agents,' the INS harks back to early twentieth-century avant-gardes, producing declarations, reports, public hearings, broadcasts, and research documents, as well as orchestrating more covert media infiltrations, all governed by the objective, set out in the 'Founding Manifesto,' of mapping, entering, and occupying the space of death through literature, philosophy, culture, and technology. The Mattering of Matter is a collection of INS documents produced between 1999 and 2010. This edited selection of texts reflects the INS's development, through both internal bureaucratic changes and its ever-growing repertoire of references, all of which work towards their ultimate goal of constructing a necronautical 'craft' with which to propound and escalate the overall INS project."--Publisher's website, Dec. 5, 2012
Terrorisme regeert ( visu )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 24 libraries worldwide
Beeld van hedendaags terrorisme
The visitor by Tom McCarthy( visu )
2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 21 libraries worldwide
Een economieprofessor in New York komt in aanraking met een jong stel, Tarek en Zainab, illegalen die hun intrek in zijn appartement hebben genomen. Na enige strubbelingen blijken zij een passie voor muziek te delen en er ontstaat vriendschap. Maar dan wordt Tarek opgepakt
Win win ( visu )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 19 libraries worldwide
Mike, advocaat van beroep en deeltijds trainer van een worstelteam, besluit de kleinzoon van een klant in huis te nemen en hem een kans te geven in zijn worstelteam
Tim & Struppi und das Geheimnis der Literatur by Tom McCarthy( Book )
3 editions published in 2010 in German and held by 17 libraries worldwide
K : Roman by Tom McCarthy( Book )
3 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in German and held by 16 libraries worldwide
Tom McCarthy schildert mit faszinierender Präzision die grosse Ära, in der die Technologie das Licht der Welt erblickt, ihre Obsessionen, Ängste und Wahrheiten. Dies ist ein kühner Roman, von einem absoluten Kunstwillen getragen, der unsere globalisierte, hochtechnisierte Gegenwart widerhallen lässt. Tom McCarthy, Jahrgang 1969, studierte Englisch in Oxford und lebt heute als Künstler und Schriftsteller in London. Er hat Erzählungen, Essays und Artikel über Literatur, Philosophie und Kunst veröffentlicht. Ausserdem ist er Generalsekretär der International Necronautical Society (INS), einem semifiktiven Avantgarde-Netzwerk. Sein Erstling, '8 1/2 Millionen' (dt. 2009 ), wurde in der englischsprachigen Welt zum Bestseller, erhielt den Believer Book Award und wird zurzeit verfilmt. 'K', McCarthys dritter Roman, verschaffte ihm den internationalen Durchbruch; er wurde ebenfalls ein grosser Leser- und Kritikererfolg und u.a. 2010 für den Booker-Preis nominiert.-
Tintin et le secret de la littérature by Tom McCarthy( Book )
3 editions published in 2006 in French and held by 15 libraries worldwide
Cette déconstruction de l'oeuvre d'Hergé montre que tous les secrets de la littérature et les réponses qui sont l'apanage des grands classiques, se trouvent dans les albums de Tintin
8 1/2 Millionen Roman by Tom McCarthy( Book )
3 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in German and held by 10 libraries worldwide
Tchikkŏgi : T'om Maek'asi changp'yŏn sosŏl by Tom McCarthy( Book )
1 edition published in 2010 in Korean and held by 10 libraries worldwide
The narrator, who suffers amnesia as a result of an accident that "involved something falling from the sky"; receives 8.5 million pounds in restitution. He then uses the money to re-enact situations he remembers or imagines aided by a "facilitator"
Les cosmonautes au paradis by Tom McCarthy( Book )
2 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in French and held by 9 libraries worldwide
À Prague, alors qu'un cosmonaute soviétique tourne autour de la Terre, oublié de tous, et que le communisme vient de s'effondrer, les aventures d'une bande de bohèmes de tout poil à la recherche d'une icône volée dans une galerie de Sofia. Une parabole sur l'Europe post-communiste aussi virtuose que déjantée. [SDM]
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マッカーシー, トム
English (142)
German (13)
French (9)
Chinese (2)
Dutch (2)
Italian (1)
Korean (1)
Czech (1)
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