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... The past meets the future as hundred-year-old streets are immutably transposed onto future highways and vice-versa. Simultaneously some things (like the travelling fair) appear to contain their own worlds “acknowledging no geographical location or temporal situation” so however ... Read review

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They're coming to storm the ideological castle

AdvantagesThose infernal machines

DisadvantagesOoh are those machines infernal

"“Imagine the perplexity of a man outside time and space, who has lost his watch, his measuring rod and his tuning fork.” Alfred Jarry, Exploits and Opinions of Doctor Faustrall Pataphysician. Can you? Really? Here is a novel with high ambition indeed, as the dastardly (and unseen) Dr Hoffman wages war on mankind by playing with the very tides of time. Mirages ebb and flow through the cities, as desires are “actualized” ..." Read review
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Type Fiction
Genre Modern Fiction
Title The Infernal Desire Machines of Doctor Hoffman
Author Angela Carter
ISBN 0140235191
EAN 9780140235197

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