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Mr. Mee

Crumey, Andrew

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ISBN 10: 0330376802 / ISBN 13: 9780330376808
Edité par Picador, 2000
Etat : Fine Couverture souple
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First British (and true first) Edition (first printing). The fourth book by the author of MUSIC, IN A FOREIGN LANGUAGE, a collage of history and fantasy that ultimately provides a history of the internet. Fine in pictorial wraps as issued. Signed by Crumey on the half-title page. N° de réf. du libraire 3493

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Détails bibliographiques

Titre : Mr. Mee

Éditeur : Picador

Date d'édition : 2000

Reliure : Soft Cover

Etat du livre :Fine

Etat de la jaquette : No Jacket

Signé : Signed by Author

Edition : 1st Edition.

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Synopsis :

Elderly Scottish bookworm Mr Mee searches the Internet for the legendary Rosier's Encyclopaedia which supposedly outlines an 18th-century quantum theory. Instead he enters a strange new world of cyber-hoaxers and online pornography. Meanwhile university lecturer Dr Petrie, an expert on Jean-Jacques Rousseau, recounts his infatuation with one of his own students. And in the third strand of this unique comedy of ideas, Rousseau's Laurel-and-Hardy-like neighbours Ferrand and Minard hold the key to Rosier's Encyclopaedia, Rousseau's madness, and Mr Mee himself.Combining history and fantasy, philosophy and farce, Crumey's novel is an intellectual page-turner that keeps the reader laughing and guessing to the end. 'This book is fabulous stuff: erudite but not patronising, elegantly and simply written, jumping ambitiously across centuries but with a good dash of down-to-earth lust for entertainment. More than once, Crumey make his reader pause, rest the book in his lap, and acknowledge that life really is quite extraordinary. He deserves to be better known' - "The Times".

About the Author:

Andrew Crumey has a PhD in theoretical physics and is liteary editor of Scotland On Sunday. His novels have been translated widely and won several prizes.

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