Itís the day before Mike Frameís fiftieth birthday and his quiet provincial life is suddenly falling apart. But perhaps it doesnít matter, because itís not his life in the first place. He has a past that his partner Miranda and step-daughter Sam know nothing about, lived under another name amidst the turbulence of the revolutionary armed struggle of the 1970s.
Now Mike is seeing ghosts Ė a dead ex-lover and an old friend who wants to reminisce. Mike can no longer ignore the contradiction between who he is and who he once was. Which side was he on back then? And which side is he on now?
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"A beautifully constructed piece of story-telling...taut, hard-edged prose" -- The Telegraph
"His finest piece of work to date... impassioned, intelligent and profoundly serious... We need more books like this" -- Scotland on Sunday
"My Revolutions is a sharp reminder, as sharp as tomorrow's headlines, of how the past will insist on haunting the present. Hari Kunzru writes a clear, clean, elegant prose, and his presentation of political realities is worryingly real" -- John Banville
"The way unacknowledged sexual competition, the thrill of transgression and the very adolescent desire to find a theory for everything sends its characters out of their depth is thoroughly understood, and carefully described. This is, it is a joy to report, a novel about terrorism that doesn't insist on, or even suggest, its relevance to the events of today" -- Literary Review
"This is a book that had to be written, this is a story that had to be told, this demystification of the last great mythical occurrence in recent times had to be done...This is a beautiful book, without naivety or cynicism"
-- Hindustani Times (New Delhi)
Hari Kunzru is the author of The Impressionist, Transmission and the short story collection Noise, and was named one of Grantaís Best of Young British Novelists, 2003 . He is a contributing editor of Mute magazine and sits on the executive council of English PEN. He lives in East London. You can read more about him at: www.harikunzru.com
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