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A Naked Singularity - Sergio De La Pava
A Naked Singularity
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Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9780857052803
Publisher: Quercus Books
Pages no: 864
Edition language: English
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Reading Adler's List
Reading Adler's List rated it
4.0
Much like the title suggests, themes collapse in on themselves in De La Pava’s self-published 700 page novel. It revels in digressions and ambiguity. Maybe a little too self-consciously at times and there’s definitely some obscurantism going on. What was left unanswered for me at the end was wh...
Infinite Satellite
Infinite Satellite rated it
4.0
*Check out http://www.infinitereads.com for other reviews and sundry thoughts!* The real-life Cinderella story of how A Naked Singularity achieved publication is itself the stuff of great fiction. Sergio de la Pava originally self-published his heavyweight novel in 2008. Rather than land silently on...
JeffreyParis
JeffreyParis rated it
See my review at Infinite Tasks of Philosophy.Like a number of others who were internettedly active during Infinite Summer, I received a copy of a self-published novel along with a very nice, personalized note, referring not only to my work on IJ but also my philosophical writings on imprisonment an...
cjc
cjc rated it
5.0 A Naked Singularity (Paper)
I just don't know what to say about this book. I think maybe it is truly great. I don't think I can review it any more than I could review Moby Dick or Madame Bovary (or perhaps more appropriately, Wittgenstein's Mistress; or maybe Terra Nostra or other similarly big, messy, ambitious works). Anythi...
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