I am Radar

by Reif Larsen

eBooks of the Month Family Drama Modern and Classic Literary Fiction

I am Radar Synopsis

This is a kaleidoscopic, epic novel about a lovestruck radio operator who discovers a secret society...In 1975, a black child is mysteriously born to white parents. His name is Radar Radmanovic. Radar grows up in suburban New Jersey, but his story rapidly becomes entangled with terrible events in Yugoslavia, Norway, Cambodia, the Congo, and beyond. Falling in with a secretive group of puppeteers and scientists who stage experimental performances in war zones around the world, he is soon forced to confront the true nature of his identity.

I am Radar Press Reviews

'Inventive and surreal' Financial Times

'I Am Radar is as easy to enjoy for its swaggering tragicomic spirit as it is to admire for its celestial ambition' New York Times Book Review

'Big, beautiful, ambitious... His prose is addictive and enchanting' Los Angeles Times

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ISBN: 9780099593645
Publication date: 24/03/2016
Publisher: Vintage an imprint of Vintage Publishing
Format: Paperback

ISBN: 9781846558559
Publication date: 26/03/2015
Publisher: Harvill Secker an imprint of Vintage
Format: Hardback

Book Information

ISBN: 9780099593645
Publication date: 24th March 2016
Author: Reif Larsen
Publisher: Vintage an imprint of Vintage Publishing
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 672 pages
Genres: eBook Favourites, Family Drama, Literary Fiction,
Categories: Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945),

About Reif Larsen

Reif Larsen is twenty-eight, studied at Brown University and has taught at Columbia University, where he is finishing his MFA in fiction. He is also a filmmaker and has made documentaries in the US, UK and sub-Saharan Africa. He lives in Brooklyn.

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