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Recent winner of the book industry’s Writer of the Year award, (which we call Nibbies like the film industry’s Oscars) and selected by Granta as one of the Best of British novelists. This, his second book, is outstanding in plot, language and ideas, an absolute must for lovers of beautiful writing. Seek out his first, The Impressionist, too.
Transmission by Hari Kunzru
There's a message in your inbox. Then, a few moments later, your computer crashes. Leela Zahir, Bollywood actress and temperamental star, is being catapulted from the fringes of fame into a million inboxes. Arjun Mehta, computer geek, looks up from his screen to find that he does, after all, have a role to play in the world. Guy Swift, marketing executive with his own agency, a beautiful girlfriend and a handle on modern life, is losing his grip. In this age of instant worldwide communication, anything can happen and anything will ...
Hari Kunzru's new novel is a heady mix of London, Bollywood and Silicon Valley. Taking in three continents and following the lives of Guy, Arjun and Leela as they make their way in the real world, Transmission is a brilliant and funny take on life at the click of a mouse.
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Publication date30th June 2005
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PublisherPenguin Books Ltd
FormatPaperback (b Format)
CategoriesModern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)
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