Kings of Infinite Space

Kings of Infinite Space

Book - 2004
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Baker & Taylor
In the wake of numerous failed relationships and a setback in his career, Paul Trilby begins to realize how bad things have become when he reaches out to the office's foul-mouthed mail girl and notices strange occurrences in his town.

McMillan Palgrave
Paul Trilby is having a bad day. If he were to be honest with himself, Paul Trilby would have to admit that he's having a bad life. His wife left him. Three subsequent girlfriends left him. He's fallen from a top-notch university teaching job, to a textbook publisher, to, eventually, working as a temp writer for the General Services department of the Texas Department of General Services. And even here, in this world of carpeted partitions and cheap lighting fixtures, Paul cannot escape the curse his life has become. For it is not until he begins reach out to the office's foul-mouthed mail girl that he begins to notice things are truly wrong. There are sounds coming from the air conditioning vents, bulges in the ceiling, a disappearing body. There are the strange men lurking about town, wearing thick glasses and pocket protectors.

The Kings of Infinite Space is a hilarious and macabre spoof on our everyday lives, and gives true voice to the old adage, "Work is Hell."


Blackwell North Amer
Paul Trilby is having a bad day. If he were to be honest with himself, Paul Trilby would have to admit that he's having a bad life. His wife left him. Three subsequent girlfriends left him. He's fallen from a top-notch university teaching job, to a textbook publisher, to, eventually, working as a temp writer for the General Services Division of the Texas Department of General Services. And even here, in this world of carpeted partitions and cheap lighting fixtures, Paul cannot escape the curse his life has become. For it is not until he begins to reach out to the office's comely and sharp-tongued mail girl that he begins to notice things are truly wrong. There are sounds coming from the air-conditioning vents, bulges in the ceiling, and a corpse in the next cube. There are the strange men lurking about town, wearing thick glasses and pocket protectors.

Baker
& Taylor

In the wake of numerous failed relationships and a setback in his university teaching career, Paul Trilby begins to realize how bad things have become when he reaches out to the office's foul-mouthed mail girl and notices strange occurrences in his town. By the author of The Lecturer's Tale and Publish and Perish. 30,000 first printing.

Publisher: New York : St. Martin's Press, c2004
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9780312456450
031245645X
Characteristics: 341 p. ; 22 cm

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