The Thing Itself

The Thing Itself

Author: Adam Roberts

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 9780575127746

Category: Fiction

Page: 352

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Adam Roberts turns his attention to answering the Fermi Paradox with a taut and claustrophobic tale that echoes John Carpenters' The Thing. Two men while away the days in an Antarctic research station. Tensions between them build as they argue over a love-letter one of them has received. One is practical and open. The other surly, superior and obsessed with reading one book - by the philosopher Kant. As a storm brews and they lose contact with the outside world they debate Kant, reality and the emptiness of the universe. The come to hate each other, and they learn that they are not alone.

The Thing Itself
Language: en
Pages: 352
Authors: Adam Roberts
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-12-17 - Publisher: Hachette UK

Adam Roberts turns his attention to answering the Fermi Paradox with a taut and claustrophobic tale that echoes John Carpenters' The Thing. Two men while away the days in an Antarctic research station. Tensions between them build as they argue over a love-letter one of them has received. One is
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The celebrated literary memoir and chronicle of one man's search for the elusive gift of authenticity. Troubled by the lack of substance in contemporary life, Richard Todd suspects that much of what we experience is false. In this unique pursuit of the "genuine," Todd examines his search for authenticity in
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