The Teleportation Accident: A Novel

The Teleportation Accident: A Novel

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When you haven't had sex in a long time, it feels like the worst thing that could ever happen.

If you're living in Germany in the 1930s, it probably isn't.

But that's no consolation to Egon Loeser, whose carnal misfortunes will push him from the experimental theaters of Berlin to the absinthe bars of Paris to the physics laboratories of Los Angeles, trying all the while to solve two mysteries: Was it really a deal with Satan that claimed the life of his hero, Renaissance… (more)

Editorial reviews (4 reviews)

Endlessly witty and furiously inventive, Ned Beauman’s second novel might well fly away on the wings of its hilariously intricate plot were it not for the characters’ firm attachment to the earthly delights of drink, dope and general debauch.

A confounding sci-fi-noir-comedy mashup overstuffed with astute social observations, high-brow literary allusions, stupendous Pynchonian names and prose so odd and marvelous that every few pages I had to stop and reread a passage.

The Teleportation Accident is a singular novel — singularly clever, singularly audacious, singularly strange — from a singular, and almost recklessly gifted, young writer. This is not fiction for everyone. But for those who stick with it, it’s a wild and wonderful ride.

Book Details  

Publisher: Bloomsbury USA (February 26, 2013)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 368 pages

File size: 2.4 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English

Awards: Encore Award 2012 winner

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