By Will Self
While East finish cabdriver Dave Rudman's spouse takes from him his in simple terms son, Dave pens a gripping text--a compilation approximately every little thing from the surroundings, Arabs, and American travelers to intercourse, Prozac, and cabby lore--that captures all of his frustrations and anxieties approximately his modern international. Dave buries the e-book in his ex-wife's Hampstead yard, proceeding it for his son, Carl, whilst he comes of age.
Five hundred years later, Dave's ebook is located by means of the population of Ham, a primitive archipelago in post-apocalyptic London, the place it turns into a sacred textual content of biblical proportions and the template for a brand new civilization. just one islander, Symum, is still incredulous. yet, after he's imprisoned for heresy, his son Carl needs to trip during the Forbidden sector and into the terrifying middle of latest London to discover the single factor that may demonstrate the reality as soon as and for all: a moment ebook of Dave that repudiates the 1st.
The ebook of Dave is a profound meditation upon the character of faith and a caustic satire of contemporary life.
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The Book of Dave: A Novel by Will Self