The Speed of Light (Rating: 3.54 - 3349 votes)The Speed of Light - Read Online or Download The Speed of Light by Matt Gazas Book For Free. Available forma: PDF, TXT , ePub , PDB , RTF, Audio Books Javier Cercas, Anne McLean full text books
|Title||:||The Speed of Light|
|Author||:||Javier Cercas, Anne McLean|
|Number of Pages||:||288|
|Category||:||Fiction, Spain, Spanish literature|
PDF, EPUB, MOBI, TXT, DOC The Speed of Light Javier Cercas third and most ambitious novel has already been heralded in Spain as daring magnificent complex and intense and a master class in invention and truth As a young writer the novel s protagonist perhaps an apocryphal version of Cercas himself accepts a post at a Midwestern university and soon he is in the United States living a simple life working and writing It will be years before he understands that his burgeoning friendship with the Vietnam vet Rodney Falk a strange and solitary man will reshape his life or that he will become obsessed with Rodney s mysterious past .
Why does Rodney shun the world Why does he accept and befriend the narrator And what really happened at the mysterious My Khe incident Many years pass with these questions unanswered the two friends drift apart But as the narrator s literary career takes off his personal life collapses Suddenly impossibly the novelist finds that Rodney s fate and his own are linked and the story spirals towards its fascinating surreal conclusion Twisting together his own regrets with those of America Cercas weaves the profound and personal story of a ghostly past