The 351 Books of Irma Arcuri: A Novel

By: Bajo, David

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Metaphysical literary suspense from a compelling new voice in fiction For most of his adult lifeathrough two marriages and countless travelsathe mathematician Philip Mazyrk has carried on a love affair with Irma Arcuri. Now Irma has vanished and left Philip her entire library of 351 books, five of them written by Irma herself. Buried in the text of this libraryaCervantes to Turgenyev, Borges to Fowlesalay the secrets of Irmaas disappearance and, in the novels Irma has written, the story of her elusive and romantic past with Philip. Philip, a math genius who sees equations in every facet of life, reads the novels and begins to sense a more profound and troubling design at work. A mysterious woman appears; his ex-wife reveals a terrible secret; his stepdaughter, Nicole, long troubled by the free-spirited nature of her parentsa lives, approaches a dangerous turn; and Nicoleas teenage brother has fled. As clues, warnings, and implications both inside and outside the library mount, Philip begins to realize that he too is trapped in a narrative. Who is Irma Arcuri? What is really buried in the library? And, most important, whose story is this? Like the work of Milan Kundera or John Fowles, Bajoas novel is brazenly passionate, sexy, even transgressive, yet thrillingly mysterious. Addictive, compelling, and clever, The 351 Books of Irma Arcuri will captivate fans of The Time Traveleras Wife and The Shadow of the Wind,

Title: The 351 Books of Irma Arcuri: A Novel

Author Name: Bajo, David

Categories: Fiction,

Publisher: Viking Adult: 2008-06-19

ISBN Number: 0670019291

ISBN Number 13: 9780670019298

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Collectible: Very Good

Type: Hardcover

Seller ID: SKU20140109