The Anomaly: A Novel

byHervé Le TellierTranslated byAdriana Hunter

November 23, 2021|
The Anomaly: A Novel by Hervé Le Tellier
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Winner of the Prix Goncourt, this dizzying literary page-turner ingeniously blends crime, fantasy, sci-fi, and thriller as it plumbs the mysteries surrounding a Paris-New York flight.

In June 2021, a senseless event upends the lives of hundreds of men and women, all passengers on a flight from Paris to New York. Among them: Blake, a respectable family man, though he works as a contract killer; Slimboy, a Nigerian pop star tired of living a lie; Joanna, a formidable lawyer whose flaws have caught up with her; and Victor Miesel, a critically acclaimed yet commercially unsuccessful writer who suddenly becomes a cult hit.
 
All of them believed they had double lives. None imagined just how true that was.
 
A virtuoso novel where logic confronts magic, The Anomaly explores the part of ourselves that eludes us. This witty variation on the doppelgänger theme, which takes us on a journey from Lagos and Mumbai to the White House, proves to be Hervé Le Tellier’s most ambitious work yet.
Hervé Le Tellier is a writer, journalist, mathematician, food critic, and teacher. He has been a member of the Oulipo group since 1992 and one of the “papous” of the famous France Culture radio show. His books include A Thousand Pearls (for a Thousand Pennies), Enough About Love, Eléctrico W, and All Happy Fam...
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Title:The Anomaly: A Novel
Format:Paperback
Product dimensions:336 pages, 8 X 5.25 X 0.68 in
Shipping dimensions:336 pages, 8 X 5.25 X 0.68 in
Published:November 23, 2021
Publisher:Other Press
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781635421699

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