In Transmission, award-winning writer Hari Kunzru takes an ultra-contemporary turn with the story of an Indian computer programmer whose luxurious fantasies about life in America are shaken when he accepts a California job offer.Lonely and naIve, Arjun spends his days as a lowly assistant virus- tester, pining away for his free-spirited colleague Christine. Arjun gets laid off like so many of his Silicon Valley peers, and in an act of desperation to keep his job, he releases a mischievous but destructive virus around the globe that has major unintended consequences. As world order unravels, so does Arjun's sanity, in a rollicking cataclysm that reaches Bollywood and, not so coincidentally, the glamorous star of Arjun's favorite Indian movie.
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Format: Paperback / softback
(203mm x 137mm x 23mm)
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Author Biography - Hari Kunzru
Hari Kunzru, author of the award-winning and bestselling novel "The Impressionist," was named as one of "Granta"'s "20 Best Fiction Writers Under 40." "The Impressionist" was a "Los Angeles Times" Book Prize finalist; was shortlisted for the "Guardian" First Book Award, the Whitbread First Novel Award, and a British Book Award; and was one of "Publishers Weekly"'s Best Novels of 2002. Kunzru has written for a variety of English and international publications, including "The Guardian," "Daily Telegraph," "The London Review of Books," and "Wired."