About this book
Paperback edition of McCarthy's dazzling novel following the life of Serge Carrefax through the early 20th century. It was shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize and was the bookie's favourite. McCarthy is also a conceptual artist, and his earlier novel "Remainder" is being adapted into a film by Film Four. 'Its questioning hypnotic textures pay dividends' Alan Chadwick, "Metro"
Follows the life of Serge Carrefax, a man who surges into the electric modernity of the early twentieth century, transfixed by the technologies that obliterate him. Born to the sound of one of the experimental wireless stations, Serge finds himself steeped in a weird world of transmissions.