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A cursed book. A missing professor. Some nefarious men in gray suits. And a dreamworld called the Troposphere?
 
Ariel Manto has a fascination with nineteenth-century scientists—especially Thomas Lumas and The End of Mr. Y, a book no one alive has read. When she mysteriously uncovers a copy at a used bookstore, Ariel is launched into an adventure of science and faith, consciousness and death, space and time, and everything in between.
 
Seeking answers, Ariel follows in Mr. Ys footsteps: She swallows a tincture, stares into a black dot, and is transported into the Troposphere—a wonderland where she can travel through time and space using the thoughts of others. There she begins to understand all the mysteries surrounding the book, herself, and the universe. Or is it all just a hallucination?
 
With The End of Mr. Y, Scarlett Thomas brings us another fast-paced mix of popular culture, love, mystery, and irresistible philosophical adventure.

Synopsis:

Discovering a copy of a mysterious book reputed to be unread by anyone presently alive, Ariel Manto, a young woman harboring a fascination for nineteenth-century scientists, finds herself transported into a wonderland where she can travel through time and space using the thoughts of others. By the author of PopCo. Original.

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SCARLETT THOMAS is the author of PopCo. She was named one of the twenty best young British writers by the Independent on Sunday in 2001 and Writer of the Year at the 2002 Elle Style Awards. She teaches writing at the University of Kent and lives in Canterbury.

About the Author

SCARLETT THOMAS is the author of PopCo and The End of Mr. Y. She has been nominated for the Orange Prize and named Writer of the Year by Elle UK, one of the twenty best young writers by the Independent, and one of the Telegraphs 20 best writers under 40.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780547539232
Publisher:
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Subject:
Visionary & Metaphysics
Author:
Scarlett Thomas
Author:
Thomas, Scarlett
Subject:
Visionary & metaphysical
Subject:
General Fiction
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Subject:
Metaphysics -- Fiction.
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Subject:
Fiction : General
Subject:
Philosophy : Metaphysics
Subject:
Philosophy : General
Subject:
Fiction : Visionary & Metaphysical
Publication Date:
October 2006
Binding:
eBooks
Language:
English
Pages:
416

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Product details 416 pages Houghton Mifflin Harcourt - English 9780547539232 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , Discovering a copy of a mysterious book reputed to be unread by anyone presently alive, Ariel Manto, a young woman harboring a fascination for nineteenth-century scientists, finds herself transported into a wonderland where she can travel through time and space using the thoughts of others. By the author of PopCo. Original.
"Synopsis" by , SCARLETT THOMAS is the author of PopCo. She was named one of the twenty best young British writers by the Independent on Sunday in 2001 and Writer of the Year at the 2002 Elle Style Awards. She teaches writing at the University of Kent and lives in Canterbury.

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