David Cronenberg Consumed

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Consumed

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'"Consumed" is an eye-opening dazzler. Not for the fainthearted, but for those of us who relish a trip into the shadowy depths, a must-read. Cronenberg's novel is as troubling, sinister, and as enthralling as his films' Stephen King 'Classic Cronenberg! Who else can tell such a frightening, thrilling, shocking story about the nexus of the spirit and the flesh? "Consumed" will, well, consume you' J. J. Abrams 'Like a mashup of William Gibson, the king of near-future SF cool, and 1970s horror maestro James Herbert ... an intense and surreal modern vision of the thousand unnatural shocks that flesh is heir to' Guardian '["Consumed"] involves cannibalism, perversity and philosophy, as though Jean-Paul Sartre were dining with Hannibal Lecter ... It is compelling in its scabrous transgression, daring in its tackling of taboos such as geriatric sex ... You've got to hand it to Cronenberg - at 71 he has written a first novel as provocative and neo-adolescent as they come' The Times 'An astonishing, seamless continuation of what I call his peerless novelistic film oeuvres. With "Consumed", he has become the definitive heir, not just of Kafka and Borges, but of Cronenberg himself' Bruce Wagner 'If you were trying to capture "Consumed" in a few words, they would include: cannibalism, consumerism, Cannes film festival, elective amputation, 3d flesh printing, insect larvae and Kim Jong Un ... it is striking how plausible, even how ordinary, this outrageous story is. Virtually every device that drives the novel's plot twists is an object that we use every day, and the novel's atmosphere of not-here-and-not-there time will feel familiar to anyone who spends their days working at a computer' Spectator 'Delicious, and ... no end of wicked fun' Independent

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The debut novel by the iconic film director.

Stylish and camera-obsessed, Naomi and Nathan are lovers and competitors – nomadic freelancers in pursuit of sensation and depravity in the social media age, encountering each other only in airport hotels and browser windows.

Naomi finds herself drawn to the headlines surrounding Célestine and Aristide Arosteguy, Marxist philosophers and sexual libertines. Célestine has been found dead and mutilated in her Paris apartment. Aristide, suspected of the killing, has disappeared. Naomi sets off in pursuit, but the secrets she discovers are as seductive as they are disturbing.

Nathan, meanwhile, is in Budapest photographing the controversial work of an unlicensed surgeon named Zoltán Molnár. After sleeping with one of Molnár’s patients, Nathan contracts a rare STD called Roiphe’s. Nathan then travels to Toronto, determined to meet the man who identified the syndrome. Dr. Barry Roiphe, Nathan learns, now studies his own adult daughter, whose bizarre behaviour masks a devastating secret.

These parallel narratives become entwined in a gripping, dreamlike plot that involves geopolitics, 3-D printing, North Korea, the Cannes Film Festival, cancer, and, in an incredible number of varieties, sex. ‘Consumed’ is an exhilarating, provocative debut novel from one of the world’s leading film directors.

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David Cronenberg
Editorial: HarperCollins Publishers, United Kingdom (2015)
ISBN 10: 0007299141 ISBN 13: 9780007299140
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Descripción HarperCollins Publishers, United Kingdom, 2015. Paperback. Estado de conservación: New. 197 x 130 mm. Language: English . Brand New Book. The debut novel by the iconic film director. Stylish and camera-obsessed, Naomi and Nathan are lovers and competitors - nomadic freelancers in pursuit of sensation and depravity in the social media age, encountering each other only in airport hotels and browser windows. Naomi finds herself drawn to the headlines surrounding Celestine and Aristide Arosteguy, Marxist philosophers and sexual libertines. Celestine has been found dead and mutilated in her Paris apartment. Aristide, suspected of the killing, has disappeared. Naomi sets off in pursuit, but the secrets she discovers are as seductive as they are disturbing. Nathan, meanwhile, is in Budapest photographing the controversial work of an unlicensed surgeon named Zoltan Molnar. After sleeping with one of Molnar s patients, Nathan contracts a rare STD called Roiphe s. Nathan then travels to Toronto, determined to meet the man who identified the syndrome. Dr. Barry Roiphe, Nathan learns, now studies his own adult daughter, whose bizarre behaviour masks a devastating secret. These parallel narratives become entwined in a gripping, dreamlike plot that involves geopolitics, 3-D printing, North Korea, the Cannes Film Festival, cancer, and, in an incredible number of varieties, sex. Consumed is an exhilarating, provocative debut novel from one of the world s leading film directors. Nº de ref. de la librería AA89780007299140

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Descripción HarperCollins Publishers, United Kingdom, 2015. Paperback. Estado de conservación: New. 197 x 130 mm. Language: English . Brand New Book. The debut novel by the iconic film director. Stylish and camera-obsessed, Naomi and Nathan are lovers and competitors - nomadic freelancers in pursuit of sensation and depravity in the social media age, encountering each other only in airport hotels and browser windows. Naomi finds herself drawn to the headlines surrounding Celestine and Aristide Arosteguy, Marxist philosophers and sexual libertines. Celestine has been found dead and mutilated in her Paris apartment. Aristide, suspected of the killing, has disappeared. Naomi sets off in pursuit, but the secrets she discovers are as seductive as they are disturbing. Nathan, meanwhile, is in Budapest photographing the controversial work of an unlicensed surgeon named Zoltan Molnar. After sleeping with one of Molnar s patients, Nathan contracts a rare STD called Roiphe s. Nathan then travels to Toronto, determined to meet the man who identified the syndrome. Dr. Barry Roiphe, Nathan learns, now studies his own adult daughter, whose bizarre behaviour masks a devastating secret. These parallel narratives become entwined in a gripping, dreamlike plot that involves geopolitics, 3-D printing, North Korea, the Cannes Film Festival, cancer, and, in an incredible number of varieties, sex. Consumed is an exhilarating, provocative debut novel from one of the world s leading film directors. Nº de ref. de la librería AA89780007299140

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Descripción HarperCollins Publishers. Paperback. Estado de conservación: new. BRAND NEW, Consumed, David Cronenberg, The debut novel by the iconic film director. Stylish and camera-obsessed, Naomi and Nathan are lovers and competitors - nomadic freelancers in pursuit of sensation and depravity in the social media age, encountering each other only in airport hotels and browser windows. Naomi finds herself drawn to the headlines surrounding Celestine and Aristide Arosteguy, Marxist philosophers and sexual libertines. Celestine has been found dead and mutilated in her Paris apartment. Aristide, suspected of the killing, has disappeared. Naomi sets off in pursuit, but the secrets she discovers are as seductive as they are disturbing. Nathan, meanwhile, is in Budapest photographing the controversial work of an unlicensed surgeon named Zoltan Molnar. After sleeping with one of Molnar's patients, Nathan contracts a rare STD called Roiphe's. Nathan then travels to Toronto, determined to meet the man who identified the syndrome. Dr. Barry Roiphe, Nathan learns, now studies his own adult daughter, whose bizarre behaviour masks a devastating secret. These parallel narratives become entwined in a gripping, dreamlike plot that involves geopolitics, 3-D printing, North Korea, the Cannes Film Festival, cancer, and, in an incredible number of varieties, sex. 'Consumed' is an exhilarating, provocative debut novel from one of the world's leading film directors. Nº de ref. de la librería B9780007299140

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