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Weight of Numbers, the (2006) [Novel]
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On 21 July 1969, two astronauts set foot on the moon; far below, in ravaged Mozambique, a young revolutionary, hailed as the saviour of his country, is murdered by a parcel bomb.

Connecting disparate events from the history of electroconvulsive therapy; the Blitz; Communist revolution in Cuba; the birth of TV wrestling; and Antarctic exploration The Weight of Numbers describes the metamorphosis of three people: Anthony Burden, a mathematical genius destroyed by the secular beauty of numbers; soap actress Stacey Chavez, whose teenage celebrity has faded, leaving her hungry for fame and starved of love; and Saul Cogan, transformed from 60s prankster to murderous people trafficker. All three are haunted by Nick Jinks, who brings horror and death wherever he goes.

Original title: The Weight of Numbers
Original languages: English


Genre: FictionAdventurePolitical Intrigue and Terrorism
FictionGeneral FictionBohemians & Expatriates
FictionGeneral FictionLiterary Fiction/classics

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Weight of Numbers, the (2006)
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Language: English

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Weight of Numbers, the (2006)

ISBN: 1843544636

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