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Infinite ground

Martin MacInnes

Infinite ground

a novel

by Martin MacInnes

  • 338 Want to read
  • 28 Currently reading

Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Missing persons,
  • Investigation,
  • Fiction

  • Edition Notes

    StatementMartin McInnes
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR6113.A2628 I54 2017
    The Physical Object
    Pagination259 pages
    Number of Pages259
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26935348M
    ISBN 101612196853
    ISBN 109781612196855
    LC Control Number2017012247
    OCLC/WorldCa976238216

      Allen & Unwin is Australia's leading independent book publisher and has been voted "Publisher of the Year" thirteen times including the inaugural award in and eleven times since Infinite Ground - Martin MacInnes - - Allen & Unwin - Australia. Infinite Ground is published on 4 August by Atlantic Books, price £ Get the latest news on the Coronavirus We have launched a daily public interest bulletin to deliver all the updates and.

    In Infinite Ground, the award-winning, brain-vaporizing debut novel of Scottish writer Martin MacInnes, an analogous occurrence is put through a metaphysical in an unnamed Latin American city, where Spanish and Portuguese are apparently in use (São Vincente, Santa Lucía), the premise, in this three-part novel, appears at first to be classic noir: during a dinner with his family. Infinite Ground by Scottish writer Martin MacInnes is a highly original and confounding mystery that blurs the line between certainty and illusion. One night in a Latin American city that's not identified, the young man named Carlos vanishes from a restaurant. No one sees him leave, and there are no traces of .

    Guardian, Best Books of Waterstones' Book of the Month. Carlos has disappeared. A retired inspector takes the case, but what should be a routine investigation becomes something strange, . Infinite Ground by Martin MacInnes Melville House, Oct pages – Amazon Infinite Ground by Martin MacInnes, deploys a modernist mystery against a setting of 21st corporatism and Amazonia.. The novel follows an investigator hired to find the disappeared Carlos; a young professional mysteriously dropped off the face of the planet during a dinner with his family.


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Infinite Ground is an interesting read, but being a post modernist text it's one that demands concentration, so not really the best thing to read before bed for instance. The premise is interesting and there are lots of good ideas in here, the writing is good and Jen Campbell described this on booktube as a 'marmite' book - which I kind of agree with, but not in the sense of love/hate/5.

Infinite Ground sells itself as a mystery novel but really it's a surrealistic approach to the concept of existence, perception, and reality. It's also the weirdest book I've ever read.

That said, it's beautifully written, intriguing, very creative, captivating, and original (hence the 5 star rating)/5(12). Infinite Ground is his first novel. A best book of the year the  Guardian, the  Irish Times, the  Herald,  Scotland and Sunday, and more “[A] brilliant and unpredictable novel the story reads like out of Kafka, refined by Jorge Luis Borges.

Infinite Ground does that magical thing that only the very best novels do: it makes you see the world afresh. Dazzling stuff.” —Graeme Macrae Burnet, author of His Bloody Project “A surreal crime mystery at one level and at another a profoundly serious exploration of the fragility and isolation of modern life.” —Saltire Literary AwardsPages:   Infinite Ground by Martin MacInnes During a sweltering South American summer, a family convenes Infinite ground book dinner at a restaurant.

Midway through the. One of the most original, intoxicating and celebrated debuts ofInfinite Ground is a novel of the all-too-brief splendour of being alive and the enduring splendour of the natural world.

Tweet Rate and review Add to reading list. Martin MacInnes The following is from Martin MacInnes’s novel, Infinite Ground. A totally original, surreal mystery shot through with hints of the best of César Aira, Vladimir Nabokov, and Angela Carter.

MARTIN MACINNES was born in Scotland. INFINITE GROUND. by Martin MacInnes. BUY NOW FROM. AMAZON Kirkus Reviews Issue: Aug. 15th, More Fiction & Literature > SIMILAR BOOKS SUGGESTED BY OUR CRITICS: our editors select the one author and one book they believe to be most worthy of your attention and highlight them in our Pro Connect email alert.

Infinite Ground is profound, marvellous, mysterious and humane. It’s up there with my books of and I will be waiting with baited breath to see what Machines has to offer next. Infinite Ground by Martin MacInnes Atlantic Books Martin MacInnes has read at international science and literature festivals, and is the winner of a Scottish Book Trust New Writers Award and the Manchester Fiction Prize.

He lives in Edinburgh. Infinite Ground is his first novel. And, in a sense, that is the point; Infinite Ground takes place in an unnamed South American country, and Martin MacInnes’s first novel is deep in sub- Borgesian : Edward Docx.

Infinite Ground by Martin MacInnes. Best Books of Carlos has disappeared. A retired inspector takes the case, but what should be a routine investigation becomes something strange, even sinister. As the inspector relives and retraces the missing man's footsteps, the trail leads him away from the city sprawl and deep into the country's.

Infinite Ground By Martin MacInnes Atlantic Books - £ He'd be horrified when he identified the travel party. The T-shirts and baseball caps, the loud voices and English words.

Immediately, he thought, the pedlars would appear with their Amerindian crafts and wares, and the previously sleepy community would light up, touting for business. Infinite Ground provides a landscape of fluxional reality, escape from which is continually thwarted.

MacInnes confronts the reader with a quandary: are the expository situations hallucinatory, or coercively conspiratorial by design. If the latter, by whom. This novel ought to appeal to connoisseurs of metaphysical mysteries. Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published.

Infinite Ground by Martin MacInnes (author); 1 edition; First published in Infinite Ground | Open Library. Infinite ground. [Martin MacInnes] -- A luminous debut novel of modern alienation, of the sinister beauty of the human body and of the enduring splendour of the natural world.

During a sweltering South American summer, a family convenes. Atlantic Books Independent publisher of literary fiction and non-fiction. Corvus Atlantic’s commercial fiction list which includes women’s, historical, romance, sci-fi, crime and thriller.

Allen & Unwin Australia’s leading independent publisher of smart fiction and non-fiction, published in the UK through Atlantic Books. As the detective re-lives and retraces the missing man's footsteps, the trail leads him away from the city sprawl and deep into the country's rainforest interior.

A chilling police procedural that explodes into a dislocating investigation into the nature of reality, Infinite Ground is a. Infinite Ground by Martin MacInnes,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(). With Infinite Ground, MacInnes delivers a Don DeLillo/Thomas Pynchon-esque piece of anti-detective fiction with enough style of its own to not get lost in their shadow.

Out now, published by Atlantic Books, £. Infinite Ground, a debut by Scottish crime author Martin MacInnes, could be classified as a Scottish crime novel but what he is doing here goes beyond the bounds of traditional crime fiction.

The language used is complex, literary, and full of postmodern tropes and intellectual games. The book is funny and strange. The literary games he. Infinite Ground is his first novel. Praise For Infinite Ground BEST OF THE YEAR in The Guardian, The Irish Times, The Herald, The Scotland on Sunday, and more “An electrifying piece of work: strange, terrifying, riveting, and written with scintillating intelligence."Stunning—a totally original, surreal mystery shot through with hints of the best of César Aira, Vladimir Nabokov, Angela Carter, and Julio Cortázar.

Smart, clever, and honest. I doubt you've read anything quite like it." —Jeff VanderMeer, author.