Special Topics in Calamity Physics

» Marisha Pessl

Paperback : 31 May 2007


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'It had been almost a year since I’d found Hannah dead, and I thought I’d managed to erase all traces of that night within myself. I was wrong.'

Special Topics in Calamity Physics is a mesmerizing debut. As teenager Blue van Meer tells her story we are hurled into a dizzying world of murder and butterflies, womanizing and wandering, American McCulture, the Western Canon, political radicalism and juvenile crushisms. Structured around a syllabus for a Great Works of Literature class (with hand-drawn Visual Aids), Blue’s wickedly funny yet poignant tale reveals how the imagination finds meaning in the most bewildering times, the ways people of all ages strive for connection, and how the darkest of secrets can set us free.

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Format : Paperback
ISBN: 9780141024325
Size : 129 x 198mm
Pages : 528
Published : 31 May 2007
Publisher : Penguin

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Special Topics in Calamity Physics

» Marisha Pessl


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