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Dead Air


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ISBN 10: 0316860549 / ISBN 13: 9780316860543
Editorial: Little, Brown and Company, London, 2002
Condición: Near Fine Encuadernación de tapa dura
Librería: Black Letter Books, LLC. (Stillwater, MN, Estados Unidos de America)

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SIGNED by the author on the title-page. 8vo, 408pp. Hardcover, bound in original cloth with pictorial dustjacket. In excellent condition. Firm binding and crisp, clean, interior. No signs of prior ownership and hardly any wear. The dustjacket is unclipped and protected in a new clear Mylar wrapper. N° de ref. de la librería 006854

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Título: Dead Air

Editorial: Little, Brown and Company, London

Año de publicación: 2002

Encuadernación: Cloth

Condición del libro:Near Fine

Condición de la sobrecubierta: Near Fine

Ejemplar firmado: Signed by Author(s)

Edición: First Edition.

Tipo de libro: Book

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There's no question that the anticipation for each successive Iain Banks novel grows ever greater, and Dead Air is a literary event. The sardonic, inventive prose guarantees a unique reading experience with each new book (the misfires may be counted on one hand), and whatever genre he tackles, Banks is one of the most stimulating writers at work in Britain today. (His protagonist here is Ken Nott, a character as penetratingly realised as ever. He's a committed contrarian, ekeing out a living as a left-wing radio shock-jock in London. He makes his home in a loft apartment in the East End, in a former factory due to)

Banks's subject here is nothing less than the survival of the individual in the face of a chaotic world. The destruction of personality under the lacerating values of modernity is a subject repeatedly addressed by JG Ballard (and that author's shadow is c (Barry Forshaw, AMAZON.CO.UK REVIEW)

The kind of exhausting, careering ride of a novel adored by speed junkies. Possibly, it's just what we all need (INDEPENDENT)

Banks has pulled off a great double - a deeply satirical and though-provoking thriller that will make you laugh but will also have you shredding your fingernails (SUNDAY EXPRESS)

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Black Letter Books is a real brick & mortar bookshop dedicated to providing discerning readers and collectors with good, classic, books in traditional subject areas. Our charming open shop is located on Main Street in downtown Stillwater, Minnesota, within easy walking distance of three other open bookstores, five antique malls and a variety of other shopping and dining, all situated along the beautiful St. Croix River.

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