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The Conversations

The Conversations

(2014)
A Novella by

 
A cerebral and wildly funny story revolving around the incongruity of a gold Rolex watch spotted on a lowly goatherd's wrist

Daily conversations in outdoor cafes with cultured friends can help make reality a little more real. Unfortunately, however, during one such conversation, one man spots a gold Rolex watch on a TV soap opera's goatherd. This seemingly small absurdity sets off alarms: strange sensations of deception, distress, and incipient madness. The two men's uneasiness soon becomes a nightmare as the TV adventure advances with a real-life plot - involving a mutant strain of killer algae - to take over the world! The Conversations, a reality within a fiction within a parallel reality, is hilariously funny and surprisingly touching.

 
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Paperback Editions

June 2014 : USA Paperback
Title: The Conversations (New Directions Paperbook)
Author(s): Cesar Aira
ISBN: 0-8112-2110-5 / 978-0-8112-2110-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: New Directions
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Kindle Editions

June 2014 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
Title: The Conversations (New Directions Paperbook)
Author(s): Cesar Aira
Publisher: New Directions
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