Doughnut by Tom HoltDoughnut by Tom Holt

Doughnut

byTom Holt

Paperback | March 5, 2013

Pricing and Purchase Info

$17.99

Earn 90 plum® points
Quantity:

In stock online

Ships free on orders over $25

Available in stores

about

The doughnut is a thing of beauty.
A circle of fried doughy perfection.
A source of comfort in trying times, perhaps.
For Theo Bernstein, however, it is far, far more.

Things have been going pretty badly for Theo Bernstein. An unfortunate accident at work has lost him his job (and his work involved a Very Very Large Hadron Collider, so he's unlikely to get it back). His wife has left him. And he doesn't have any money.

Before Theo has time to fully appreciate the pointlessness of his own miserable existence, news arrives that his good friend Professor Pieter van Goyen, renowned physicist and Nobel laureate, has died.

By leaving the apparently worthless contents of his safety deposit to Theo, however, the professor has set him on a quest of epic proportions. A journey that will rewrite the laws of physics. A battle to save humanity itself.

This is the tale of a man who had nothing and gave it all up to find his destiny - and a doughnut.
Tom Holt was born in London in 1961. At Oxford he studied bar billiards, ancient Greek agriculture and the care and feeding of small, temperamental Japanese motorcycle engines; interests which led him, perhaps inevitably, to qualify as a solicitor and emigrate to Somerset, where he specialized in death and taxes for seven years before ...
Loading
Title:DoughnutFormat:PaperbackDimensions:400 pages, 8.25 × 5.5 × 1.25 inPublished:March 5, 2013Publisher:OrbitLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0316226106

ISBN - 13:9780316226103

Look for similar items by category:

Reviews

Editorial Reviews

"Blonde Bombshell is a clever, funny, tirelessly inventive, apocalyptic leg-hump of a book."
-Christopher Moore,New York Times bestselling author