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Description - The End of Mr Y by Scarlett Thomas

IF YOU KNEW A BOOK WAS CURSED, WOULD YOU READ IT? When Ariel Manto uncovers a copy of The End of Mr Y in a second-hand bookshop, she can't believe her eyes. She's read about its author before, the outlandish Victorian scientist Thomas Lumas, and this is his most notorious, and rarest, book. It is also believed to hold a curse. Anyone who's ever read it, including Lumas, has disappeared without trace. With Mr Y under her arm, Ariel is thrust into an adventure of faith, physics, love, death, and everything in between. Part gothic mystery, part time-travelling love story, The End of Mr Y lies somewhere between Shadow of the Wind and Dr Who. Scarlett Thomas sends us on a wild and irresistible quest into our deepest selves and our biggest questions.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781921351594
ISBN-10: 1921351594
Format: Paperback / softback
(196mm x 130mm x 30mm)
Pages: 432
Imprint: The Text Publishing Company
Publisher: Text Publishing
Publish Date: 2-Jun-2008
Country of Publication: Australia

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