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The Society of Others

by William Nicholson

The Society of Others
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    Jan 2005, 240 pages
    Jan 2006, 240 pages

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A stunning intellectual adventure, a moral fable bursting with art, poetry, music, and profound philosophical insight. 1st Novel

From the book jacket: Written with the pace and thrust of a thriller, this is a stunning intellectual adventure, a moral fable bursting with art, poetry, music, and profound philosophical insight. Drawing readers in with a cool, oddly appealing bluntness, the narrator of The Society of Others launches a disturbingly surreal tale of his adventures in an unnamed country somewhere in Eastern Europe. His plan is to hitchhike through Europe without any destination, but like a character in a Kafka novel, he finds himself confronting a world that defies rational explanation and descending into an orgy of violence that threatens to destroy his power to control his identity.

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