The Manual of Detection

The Manual of Detection

By: "Berry, Jedediah"

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"This debut novel weaves the kind of mannered fantasy that might result if Wes Anderson were to adapt Kafka." - -"The New Yorker"
Reminiscent of imaginative fiction from Jorge Luis Borges to Jasper Fforde yet dazzlingly original, "The Manual of Detection" marks the debut of a prodigious young talent. Charles Unwin toils as a clerk at a huge, imperious detective agency located in an unnamed city always slick with rain. When Travis Sivart, the agency's most illustrious detective, is murdered, Unwin is suddenly promoted and must embark on an utterly bizarre quest for the missing investigator that leads him into the darkest corners of his soaking, somnolent city. What ensues is a noir fantasy of exquisite craftsmanship, as taut as it is mind- blowing, that draws readers into a dream world that will change what they think about how they think.

Title: The Manual of Detection

Author Name: "Berry, Jedediah"

Categories: Scifi & fantasy,

Publisher: Penguin Books:

ISBN Number: 0143116517

ISBN Number 13: 9780143116516

Binding: Trade Paperback

Book Condition: GOOD

lb: 2.10 lb

Seller ID: 9780143116516