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Transmission

(2004)
A novel by

 
 
In a networked world, anything can change in an instant, and sometimes everything does...

Transmission, Hari Kunzru's new novel of love and lunacy, immigration and immunity, introduces a daydreaming Indian computer geek whose luxurious fantasies about life in America are shaken when he accepts a California job offer.

Lonely and naïve, Arjun Mehta bides his time as a lowly assistant virus tester, pining away for his free-spirited colleague Christine. Despite building digital creatures in a feeble attempt to enhance his job security, Arjun gets laid-off like so many of his Silicon Valley peers. In an act of desperation to keep his job, he releases a mischievous but destructive virus around the globe that has major unintended consequences. As world order unravels, so does Arjun's sanity, in a rollicking cataclysm that reaches Bollywood and, not so coincidentally, the glamorous star of Arjun's favorite Indian movie.

Award-winning novelist Hari Kunzru was hailed as a "modern-day Kipling," for his best-selling debut, The Impressionist. And now, with his exuberant follow-up, Transmission, Kunzru takes an ultracontemporary turn in a stylish, playful, and wicked exploration of life at the click of a mouse. precision. (The New York Times clever, sharply observant writer ... much more than a brilliant satirist. (The Washington Post) (San Francisco Chronicle) (GQ)

Genre: Thriller

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May 2004 : USA Hardback
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Title: Transmission
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ISBN: 0-525-94760-4 / 978-0-525-94760-8 (USA edition)
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Title: Transmission
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May 2004 : UK Hardback
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Title: Transmission
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ISBN: 0-241-14170-2 / 978-0-241-14170-0 (UK edition)
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June 2005 : UK Paperback
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Title: Transmission
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ISBN: 0-14-100829-6 / 978-0-14-100829-5 (UK edition)
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Title: Transmission
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Title: Transmission
Author(s): Hari Kunzru
ISBN: 0-452-28651-4 / 978-0-452-28651-1 (USA edition)
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Title: Transmission
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ISBN: 0-241-14268-7 / 978-0-241-14268-4 (UK edition)
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Title: Transmission
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ISBN: 0-00-127273-X / 978-0-00-127273-6 (UK edition)
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Title: Transmission
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June 2004 : Australia Audio edition
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Title: Transmission
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June 2004 : UK Audio edition
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Title: Transmission
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Title: Transmission
Author(s): Hari Kunzru
ISBN: 0-7435-3704-1 / 978-0-7435-3704-9 (USA edition)
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Title: Transmission
Author(s): Hari Kunzru
ISBN: 0-7435-3705-X / 978-0-7435-3705-6 (USA edition)
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