Adjacentland

22 mai 2018|
Adjacentland de Rabindranath Maharaj
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A man awakens with no memory in a strange, rundown institution. Struggling to make sense of his surroundings, he begins to piece together the story of his life from clues someone has left for him – drawings that line the walls of his room and fragments of letters hidden in the lining of his jacket. When he leaves his room to venture into the surrounding Compound, he encounters a group of oddly familiar people that urge him to undertake a desperate mission.

In dreamlike prose, award-winning novelist Rabindranath Maharaj, weaves a story of fragments in which our narrator comes to believe he was once a comic book writer who warned against humanity’s reliance on artificial intelligence. Meanwhile, his caretakers try to convince him he’s insane. Soon he uncovers more clues that suggest memory is stored outside the body, and he learns of Adjacentland, a primitive land of outsiders where human imagination still survives. Together with a motley group of inmates from the Compound, he decides he must make his way there. In this brilliant, unsettling novel, Maharaj asks us, “What happens to the soul when all minds are tied together?”

Rabindranath Maharaj is the award-winning author of three short story collections and five novels, including The Amazing Absorbing Boy, which won the 2010 Trillium Book Award and the 2011 Toronto Book Award, and was voted a CBC Canada Reads Top 10 for Ontario. In 2012, Maharaj received a Lifetime Literary Award, administered by the Nat...
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Titre :Adjacentland
Format :Couverture souple
Dimensions de l'article :322 pages, 8.5 X 5.5 X 0.5 po
Dimensions à l'expédition :322 pages, 8.5 X 5.5 X 0.5 po
Publié le :22 mai 2018
Publié par :Wolsak and Wynn Publishers Ltd
Langue :anglais
Convient aux âges :Tous les âges
ISBN - 13 :9781928088561

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