The Raw Shark Texts by Steven Hall
Reviewed by Gerry Donaghy
"The plot of the Raw Shark Texts is fairly straightforward: man wakes up one day to find that he is an amnesiac and spends the rest of the narrative trying to figure out who he is and reclaim his lost identity. But such a superficial description does a grave injustice to the ingenuity and literary pyrotechnics displayed by debut novelist Steven Hall. Far more than a generic potboiler, Raw Shark Texts is a stirring meditation on the nature of loss, the fluidity of language, and the peril of reckless adventure...." Read the entire Powells.com review.