The Book of Strange New Things

The Book of Strange New Things

A Novel

Downloadable Audiobook - 2014
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A monumental, genre-defying novel over ten years in the making, Michel Faber's The Book of Strange New Things is a masterwork from a writer in full command of his many talents. It begins with Peter, a devoted man of faith, as he is called to the mission of a lifetime, one that takes him galaxies away from his wife, Bea. Peter becomes immersed in the mysteries of an astonishing new environment, overseen by an enigmatic corporation known only as USIC. His work introduces him to a seemingly friendly native population struggling with a dangerous illness and hungry for Peter's teachings--his Bible is their "book of strange new things." But Peter is rattled when Bea's letters from home become increasingly desperate: typhoons and earthquakes are devastating whole countries, and governments are crumbling. Bea's faith, once the guiding light of their lives, begins to falter. Suddenly, a separation measured by an otherworldly distance, and defined both by one...
Publisher: New York : Books on Tape, 2014
Edition: Unabridged
ISBN: 9780553546248
Branch Call Number: DOWNLOADABLE AUDIOBOOK
Characteristics: digital
Additional Contributors: Cohen, Josh (Actor)
Notes: Unabridged

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Urbano
Feb 07, 2015

Moving and original.

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