The Fifth Dimension by Martin VopenkaThe Fifth Dimension by Martin Vopenka

The Fifth Dimension

byMartin VopenkaTranslated byHana Sklenkova

Paperback | October 1, 2016

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A contemporary classic from the Czech Republic. To support his family, a man submits himself to a solo science experiment in the High Andes. A cosmic adventure story of big ideas and murder. Your business is dead. It seems like a deal – leave your family behind in Prague for a year, isolate yourself in a research station in the Andes, and come home with a fortune. With a treatise on black holes for company, Jakob settles in at altitude. The air is thin. Strangers pass by on dangerous pilgrimage while his young wife and kids take life in his mind. In mountain starkness, the big questions take shape – like what happens to love inside a black hole?
Hana Sklenkova, born in Zamberk in the Czech Republic, has a Creative Writing MA from Plymouth University and is currently working on her first novel, an excerpt from which appeared in the Czech Issue of The Edinburgh Review in 2010. Martin Vopenka was born in Prague in 1963. The son of a famous mathematician, he studied nuclear and ph...
Title:The Fifth DimensionFormat:PaperbackDimensions:283 pages, 7.75 × 5 × 0.9 inPublished:October 1, 2016Publisher:Barbican PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:190995408X

ISBN - 13:9781909954083

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