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the novel unfolds in an alternative reality in Manhattan where the Manhattanites are wrapped in their own delusions, desires, and lies. Chase Insteadman lives off residuals earned as a child while his fiancee, Janice Trumbull sends heart breaking letters from an International Space Station. Perkus Tooth, a pop critic along with Chase attempt to unearth the answers to several mysteries.
What makes this book stand out?
The book stands out because the author's masterpiece is beautiful and tawdry, forgiving and tragic, antic and devastating, and a stand-in for the whole world and a place utterly unique
Read it for
This is the best book because the author has captured the value of a life dedicated to observation.
Don't read it for
It requires a careful reading with a lot of reference from the internet.