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9780141192390 608e8c93483a3d0a5a636e7b The Infernal Desire Machines of Doctor Hoffman //cdn1.storehippo.com/s/607fe93d7eafcac1f2c73ea4/60ae503d9bdc4cff36060cb9/webp/content-id-v3gk2ng9fjecandprintsec-frontcoverandimg-1andzoom-0andsource-gbs_api.jpg With a new introduction by Ali Smith 'One of the most original, radical and stylish fiction writers of the twentieth century' Independent Desiderio, an employee of the city under a bizarre reality attack from Doctor Hoffman's mysterious machines, has fallen in love with Albertina, the Doctor's daughter. But Albertina, a beautiful woman made of glass, seems only to appear to him in his dreams. Meeting on his adventures a host of cannibals, centaurs and acrobats, Desiderio must battle against unreality and the warping of time and space to be with her, as the Doctor reduces Desiderio's city to a chaotic state of emergency - one ridden with madness, crime and sexual excess. A satirical tale of magic and sex, The Infernal Desire Machines of Doctor Hoffman is a dazzling quest for truth, love and identity. 9780141192390
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The Infernal Desire Machines of Doctor Hoffman

ISBN: 9780141192390
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  • ISBN:9780141192390
  • Author: Angela Carter
  • Publisher: Penguin UK
  • Pages: 271
  • Format: Paperback

Book Description

With a new introduction by Ali Smith 'One of the most original, radical and stylish fiction writers of the twentieth century' Independent Desiderio, an employee of the city under a bizarre reality attack from Doctor Hoffman's mysterious machines, has fallen in love with Albertina, the Doctor's daughter. But Albertina, a beautiful woman made of glass, seems only to appear to him in his dreams. Meeting on his adventures a host of cannibals, centaurs and acrobats, Desiderio must battle against unreality and the warping of time and space to be with her, as the Doctor reduces Desiderio's city to a chaotic state of emergency - one ridden with madness, crime and sexual excess. A satirical tale of magic and sex, The Infernal Desire Machines of Doctor Hoffman is a dazzling quest for truth, love and identity.

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