This novel is in essence about briefcases, but it also explores the themes of high-energy physics and its impact on male contraception; love and the morality of joint car ownership in the late-20th century; and the consequences to world history of altering the water supply of a small Austrian well.
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"Stephen Fry at his twinkling best" Sunday Times "His best novel yet ... an extravagant, deeply questioning work of science fiction" GQ "A sci-fi comedy that is also a time-travel thriller, constantly topical and always surprising... packed with the author's personal enthusiasm and hatreds, the former red-hot and the latter icy-black" Literary Review "A powerful imaginative pull that keeps the pages turning while the tea goes cold and the cat gets the goldfish" The Independent "A sprightly and entertaining read" Daily TelegraphBook Description:
A novel of ideas - comical, historical, frightening and unputdownable.
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Book Description HUTCHINSON, 1996. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110091791413