Book: McCarthy T. «Satin Island»

Satin Island

U. is a'corporate anthropologist' who, while working on a giant, epoch-defining project no one really understands, is also tasked with writing the Great Report on our society. But instead, U. spends his days procrastinating, meandering through endless buffer-zones of information and becoming obsessed by the images with which the world bombards him on a daily basis: oil spills, African traffic jams, roller-blade processions. Is there a secret logic holding all these images together? Once cracked, will it unlock the master-meaning of our era? Might it have something to do with the dead parachutists in the news? Perhaps; perhaps not........ ..............................

Формат: Мягкая бумажная, 217 стр.

ISBN: 9780099546993

Купить за 583 руб в

Look at other dictionaries:

  • satin flycatcher — /sætn ˈflaɪkætʃə/ (say satn fluykachuh) noun a small monarch flycatcher, Myiagra cyanoleuca, the male of the species being glossy black with white underparts, and the female brown with white underparts and rufous throat; found along the east… …   Australian English dictionary

  • List of birds of Kangaroo Island, South Australia — NOTOC The following is a list of the birds recorded on Kangaroo Island, South AustraliaEmus* Emu * Kangaroo Island EmuMegapodes* Australian Brush turkeyGamebirds* Stubble Quail * Brown Quail * Indian PeafowlWildfowl* Blue billed Duck * Musk Duck… …   Wikipedia

  • Gold (color) — Gold tone redirects here. For the type of photographic print, see Gold tone (print). Gold (golden) Color coordinates Hex triplet #FFD700 …   Wikipedia

  • List of rabbit breeds — Rabbit breeds are notably different varieties of domestic rabbit created through selective breeding or natural selection. Breeds recognized by organizations such as the American Rabbit Breeders Association (ARBA) may be exhibited and judged in… …   Wikipedia

  • Canciones de Jethro Tull — Anexo:Canciones de Jethro Tull Saltar a navegación, búsqueda La siguiente tabla incluye, por orden cronológico de lanzamiento, la lista de las canciones de Jethro Tull con su álbum (en formato CD), EP o single de referencia.[1] Los temas que… …   Wikipedia Español

  • List of fashion topics — This is a list of topics related to fashion, many of which do not yet have Wikipedia articles. NOTOC 0 9 1300 1400 in fashion 1500 1550 in fashion 1600 1650 in fashion 1700 1750 in fashion 1795 1820 in fashion 20th century fashion A A line A line …   Wikipedia

  • dress — /dres/, n., adj., v., dressed or drest, dressing. n. 1. an outer garment for women and girls, consisting of bodice and skirt in one piece. 2. clothing; apparel; garb: The dress of the 18th century was colorful. 3. formal attire. 4. a particular… …   Universalium

  • List of Australian, New Zealand and Antarctic birds — This list is based on the Handbook of Australian, New Zealand and Antarctic Birds [http://www.birdsaustralia.com.au/hanzab/HANZAB spp list.pdf list, May 2002 update] , with the doubtfuls omitted. It includes the birds of Australia, New Zealand,… …   Wikipedia

  • Colette Justine — Colette aka Colette Justine Born Tunis, Tunisia Nationality American …   Wikipedia

  • Wedding of Prince William and Catherine Middleton — Duke and Duchess of Cambridge waving to the crowd at the Mall sh …   Wikipedia

  • List of birds of Australia — This list is based on the Birds Australia [http://www.birdsaustralia.com.au/checklist/ba birdlist sept03.pdf list, September 2003] (PDF, free registration required).The Birds Australia list is considered unofficial. It is based on Christidis and… …   Wikipedia


Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.