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B>b>A novelist discovers the dark side of Hollywood and reckons with ambition, corruption, and connectedness in the age of environmental collapse and ecological awakening--a darkly unsettling near-future novel for readers of Don DeLillo and Ottessa Moshfegh/b>br>b>br>ONE OF SUMMERS BEST BOOKS: The Wall Street Journal Time Vulture Parade LitHub/b>br> br>b>A darkly satirical reflection of ecological reality.--Timebr>Magnificent and stunning.--Jeff VanderMeer, author of Annihilation and Hummingbird Salamanderbr>Wildly entertaining and beautifully written.--LitHub/b>br>/b>br>East Coast novelist Patrick Hamlin has come to Hollywood with simple goals in mind: overseeing the production of a film adaptation of one of his books, preventing starlet Cassidy Carter''s disruptive behavior from derailing said production, and turning this last-ditch effort at career resuscitation into the sort of success that will dazzle his wife and daughter back home. But California is not as he imagined: Drought, wildfire, and corporate corruption are omnipresent, and the company behind a mysterious new brand of synthetic water seems to be at the root of it all. Patrick partners with Cassidy--after having been her reluctant chauffeur for weeks--and the two of them investigate the sun-scorched city''s darker crevices, where they discover that catastrophe resembles order until the last possible>br>In this often-witty and all-too-timely story, Alexandra Kleeman grapples with the corruption of our environment in the age of alternative facts. Something New Under the Sun is a meticulous and deeply felt accounting of our very human anxieties, liabilities, dependencies, and, ultimately, responsibility to truth.

  • Auteur(s)

    Alexandra Kleeman

  • Éditeur

    Hogarth Us

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  • Nombre de pages

    368 Pages

  • Longueur

    21.7 cm

  • Largeur

    14.8 cm

  • Épaisseur

    3.1 cm

  • Poids

    482 g

  • Support principal

    Grand format

Alexandra Kleeman

Alexandra Kleeman est déjà l'autrice de plusieurs romans et nouvelles, et enseigne à l'université de Colombia en Californie. Ses textes sont fréquemment publiés dans The New Yorker, Paris Review, The New
York Times, The Guardian, etc. Elle est lauréate du Berlin Prize et du Bard Fiction Prize.