by Tom McCarthy
Title: C
Publisher: Knopf,

Format: PDF
Size: 5.5 MB
Pages: 310

The acclaimed author of Remainder, which Zadie Smith hailed as “one of the great English novels of the past ten years,”gives us his most spectacularly inventive novel yet.
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…
Only a writer like Tom McCarthy could pull off a story with this effortless historical breadth, psychological insight, and postmodern originality.

c.pdf (PDF, 5.5 MB)

People Who Download This Also Enjoyed

    I Curse the River of Time
    by Per Petterson, Charlotte Barslund

    An enthralling novel of a mother and son's turbulent relationship from the author of Out Stealing…

    by Ian McEwan

    The literary event of the season: a new novel from Ian McEwan, as surprising as it is masterful.…

    Point Omega
    by Don DeLillo

    In the middle of a desert "somewhere south of nowhere" to a forlorn house made of metal and…

    The Pregnant Widow
    by Martin Amis

    The 1960s, as is well known, saw the launch of the sexual revolution, which radically affected the…

    by Steve Toltz

    A daring, brilliant new novel from Man Booker Prize finalist Steve Toltz, for fans of Dave Eggers,…

Share Book Recommendations With Your Friends

HTML Code:



Last Upload Books
The Buntline Special
Mike Resnick
Crimson Wind
Diana Pharaoh Francis

Important Information
pdfripper.com includes books and newspaper articles protected by copyright, and references to materials and private information belonging to other companies, which can only be used with the express approval of all the parties involved.