A Brief History of Living Forever Paperback / softback
Paperback / softback
FROM THE AUTHOR OF SPACEMAN OF BOHEMIA, SOON TO BE A MAJOR NETFLIX FILM STARRING ADAM SANDLER AND CAREY MULLIGAN'Ambitious, exciting . . . touches of Don DeLillo' Daily Telegraph'A Kurt Vonnegut-like satirical touch' New York Times'Inventive and heartfelt . . . packs a walloping punch' EsquireAdÃ©la, diagnosed with a terminal illness, leaves her Czech village for America to reunite with her daughter Tereza, now a scientist at a New York biotech company hellbent on curing mortality.
Their reunion is short, and before Tereza can help her mother, AdÃ©la dies and her remains disappear. But AdÃ©la's spirit survives, restlessly watching over Tereza as she searches for the body on a journey that spans oceans and continents, through a world ravaged by corporate greed and political extremism.
Witty and prescient, A Brief History of Living Forever is a vivid story of family connection prevailing in the face of societal collapse. Praise for SPACEMAN OF BOHEMIA:'Funny, human and oddly down-to-earth' Guardian'A superb debut' Literary Review'Booming with vitality and originality' New York Times
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