By Christopher Priest
"Priest writes terribly good . . . his most sensible novel thus far . . . an environment of more and more oppressive menace." - Francis King, The Spectator
"An unique and haunting novel." - London Times
"A fabulous and sustained novel of innovative power." - Vector
Peter Sinclair, a 29-year-old Londoner, is reeling after wasting his father, his female friend, his task and his flat. Taking shelter in a friend's rural cottage, he attempts to make experience of items and determine the place his lifestyles started to get it wrong through writing an autobiography. But it's attainable that none of this is often precise ...
Peter Sinclair is a 31-year-old local of the town of Jethra in Faiandland who has simply gained the grand prize in a lottery: a visit to the Dream Archipelago, a neverending sequence of idyllic islands, the place he'll suffer a clinical process that offers him immortality. as the procedure additionally ends up in overall amnesia, Peter needs to first set down all of the information of his existence in a manuscript so that it will recuperate the stories afterwards. But it's also attainable that none of this can be real ...
because the narratives intersect and intertwine, the reader needs to come to a decision what's actual and what's now not during this fantastic literary mindgame from Christopher Priest, the award-winning writer of The Prestige and The Separation.