Immobility by Brian Evenson audiobook

Immobility

By Brian Evenson
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Blackstone Publishing, Blackstone Publishing
6.53 Hours Unabridged
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Youopen your eyes for what you know is not the first time and you remembernothing. You find out that a catastrophic event known as the Kollaps hasdestroyed life as we know it. Someone claiming to be your friend tells you thatyou’re needed. Something crucial has been stolen—but under no circumstances canyou know what or why. You’ve got to get it back or something bad is going tohappen. And you’ve got to get it back fast, so they can freeze you again beforeyour own time runs out. Paralyzed from the waist down, you’re being carriedaround on the backs of two men who don’t seem anything like you at all. Theyinject you regularly and tell you it’s for your own good, to stop the disease,or else they must cut directly into your spine. Welcome to the life of JosefHorkai. Criticallyacclaimed author and winner of the O. Henry Prize, Brian Evenson turns hisliterary eye to a post-apocalyptic earth in this dazzling science fictionnovel.

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Summary

Summary

Youopen your eyes for what you know is not the first time and you remembernothing. You find out that a catastrophic event known as the Kollaps hasdestroyed life as we know it. Someone claiming to be your friend tells you thatyou’re needed. Something crucial has been stolen—but under no circumstances canyou know what or why. You’ve got to get it back or something bad is going tohappen. And you’ve got to get it back fast, so they can freeze you again beforeyour own time runs out. Paralyzed from the waist down, you’re being carriedaround on the backs of two men who don’t seem anything like you at all. Theyinject you regularly and tell you it’s for your own good, to stop the disease,or else they must cut directly into your spine. Welcome to the life of JosefHorkai.

Criticallyacclaimed author and winner of the O. Henry Prize, Brian Evenson turns hisliterary eye to a post-apocalyptic earth in this dazzling science fictionnovel.

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

“The book might almost be the product of a collaboration between the younger Samuel Beckett and the mid-career Buster Keaton. No one else in America is writing like this, and no one but he possesses Evenson’s ravishing, diamond-like focus.” Peter Straub, New York Times bestselling author
“Grim and unrelenting, this compelling book will darken the mood of even the most lighthearted readers as Evenson drives it toward an inevitable but still surprising ending.” Publishers Weekly

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Author Bio: Brian Evenson

Author Bio: Brian Evenson

Brian Evenson has written several works of fiction, including The Wavering Knife, for which he was awarded IHG Award for best story collection, and The Open Curtain, an Edgar Award finalist. His novel Last Days won the ALA award for Best Horror Novel of 2009 and was on Time Out New York’s list of top books of 2009. Evenson is the director of Brown University’s Literary Arts Program and is the recipient of an O. Henry Prize and an NEA fellowship. He has also written Dead Space novels under the name B. K. Evenson.

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Available Formats : Digital Download, Digital Rental, CD
Category: Fiction/Science Fiction
Runtime: 6.53
Audience: Adult
Language: English