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By Dave Eggers

In a emerging Saudi Arabian urban, faraway from weary, recession-scarred the United States, a suffering businessman pursues a last-ditch try and stave off foreclosures, pay his daughter’s university college, and at last do anything nice. In A Hologram for the King, Dave Eggers takes us worldwide to teach how one guy fights to carry himself and his splintering kinfolk jointly within the face of the worldwide economy’s gale-force winds. This taut, richly layered, and elegiac novel is a robust evocation of our modern second — and a relocating tale of the way we came.

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Hannah: (To Bernard) Spot on- the India Office Library. (To Valentine) Peacock's letter in holograph, I got a copy sent Chloe: Hannah! Shut up! Hannah: (Sitting down) Yes, sorry. Bernard: It's all right, I'll read it to myself. Chloe: No. ) Hannah: Go on, Bernard. Have I missed anything? Sorry. ) Bernard: The Byrons of Newstead in 1809 comprised an eccentric widow and her undistinguished son, the "lame brat", who until the age often when he came into the title, had been carted about the country from lodging to lodging by his vulgar hectoring monster of a mother -' (Hannah's hand has gone up) - overruled - 'and who four months past his twenty-first birthday was master of nothing but his debts and his genius.

Hannah: A first edition of 'Childe Harold' in the library, and English Bards, I think. Bernard: Inscribed? Hannah: No. Bernard: And he doesn't pop up in the letters at all? Hannah: Why should he? The Crooms don't pop up in his. Bernard: (Casually) That's true, of course. But Newstead isn't so far away. Would you mind terribly if I poked about a bit? Only in the papers you've done with, of course. ) 28 Hannah: Are you looking into Byron or Chater? (Chloe enters in stockinged feet through one of the side doors, laden with an armful of generally similar leather-covered ledgers.

Back to Valentine) I'd push the lot of you over a cliff myself. Except the one in the wheelchair, I think I'd lose the sympathy vote before people had time to think it through. Hannah: (Loudly) What the hell do you mean, the dust-jacket? Bernard: (Ignoring her) If knowledge isn't self-knowledge it isn't doing much, mate. Is the universe expanding? Is it contracting? Is it standing on one leg and singing 'When Father Painted the Parlour'? Leave me out. I can expand my universe without you. ' There you are, he wrote it after coming home from a party.

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