Special Topics in Calamity Physics
Penguin, 3 ago. 2006 - 528 páginas
The mesmerizing New York Times bestseller by the author of Night Film
Marisha Pessl’s dazzling debut sparked raves from critics and heralded the arrival of a vibrant new voice in American fiction. At the center of Special Topics in Calamity Physics is clever, deadpan Blue van Meer, who has a head full of literary, philosophical, scientific, and cinematic knowledge. But she could use some friends. Upon entering the elite St. Gallway School, she finds some—a clique of eccentrics known as the Bluebloods. One drowning and one hanging later, Blue finds herself puzzling out a byzantine murder mystery. Nabokov meets Donna Tartt (then invites the rest of the Western Canon to the party) in this novel—with visual aids drawn by the author—that has won over readers of all ages.
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I don't know what I was expecting when I started reading this, but it was still not at all what I was expecting. There's a lot of interpersonal and crime-related drama baked into this strange coming ... Leer reseña completa
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“Always live your life with your biography in mind.” That, mes vieux, is a pretty thorough summation of the affect of this book: it's "You're So Vain"-ness is a constant grating on my literary nerve ... Leer reseña completa
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