- Häftad (Paperback / softback)
- Antal sidor
- New ed
- Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
- 202 x 127 x 36 mm
- 280 g
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Rockdoc, 6 juni 2011
T. C. Boyle has written several gripping novels. This is the first one I've read and it had me riveted from the start. A young, deaf PhD has her identity stolen by a ruthless swindler and, with the help of her boyfriend/fiancé decides to track the thief down. Boyle describes the lives of both the victim and her tormentor and shows how easy identity theft can be in this computer age. A raffling thriller with a car chase across America to the exciting solution. A cliché. I know, but I genuinely... Läs hela recensionen
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'Wonderful ... a truly wild read' Daily Express 'Darkly humorous depictions of how any person can be victimised by identity thieves' Sunday Times '[Boyle] is unashamedly an entertainer, peerless in his ability to swing between high and low culture' Time Out 'Talk Talk stands out as nothing short of an uncomfortable masterpiece - as simultaneously overwhelming, treacherous, beautiful and boiling over with hellacious revelation as its ultimate subject: life in twentieth-century America' Los Angeles Times
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T.C. Boyle's novels include World's End, winner of the PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction, The Tortilla Curtain, Riven Rock, A Friend of The Earth, Drop City (which was a finalist for the National Book Awards) and The Inner Circle. His stories appear regularly in most major magazines, including the New Yorker, Esquire, Playboy, Granta and the Paris Review. He lives in California.