F: A Novel

F: A Novel

Daniel Kehlmann


F is for kin. F is for fortune. F is for fraud. F is for fate.
 
From the the world over acclaimed writer of Measuring the World, here's a staggering tragicomedy approximately 3 brothers whose father takes at the occult and either wins and loses.
 
Arthur is a dilettante, a wannabe author who comes to a decision to fill a day via taking his 3 younger sons to a functionality by way of the nice Lindemann, grasp of Hypnosis. whereas permitting one among them to be known as onto the level and made a spectacle of, Arthur broadcasts himself to be resistant to hypnosis and a disbeliever in all magic. however the nice Lindemann is aware greater. He will get Arthur to inform him his private secrets and techniques after which tells him to lead them to actual. That evening, Arthur empties the relations checking account, takes his passport, and vanishes. He’s going to turn into a world-famous writer, a grasp of the magical. (F is for fake.)
 
yet what of the lads? Martin, painfully shy, grows as much as be a Catholic priest and not using a vocation. (F is for religion, and shortage of it.) Eric turns into a financier (F is for fraud), wasting contact with truth as he faces destroy, whereas Ivan, destined for glory as a painter, as an alternative turns into a forger. (F is for forgery, too.) They’ve settled into their existence offerings, but if the summer season of the worldwide monetary drawback dawns they’re thrown jointly back with cataclysmic results.
 
Wildly humorous, heartbreaking, tragic, Daniel Kehlmann’s novel approximately fact, relatives, and the negative energy of fortune is a fictional triumph.

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