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The Infernal Desire Machines of Doctor Hoffman - Angela Carter
The Infernal Desire Machines of Doctor Hoffman
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780140120288 (0140120289)
Publisher: Penguin
Pages no: 224
Edition language: English
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5.0 The Infernal Desire Machines of Doctor Hoffman
Relentless, bizarre image after bizarre image, sandwiched between descriptions of violent sexual acts, sprinkled with beauty and black humor. The writing was a heady combination of the formal and baroque. Truly unbelievable that such a variety of hideousness could be packed into so little space. Fiv...
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A strange intense novel filled with surreal imagery and twisted sexuality. Desiderio is caught between Doctor Hoffman, who is attempting to alter reality and reduce the world to chaos with machines powered by sexual energy, and the Minister of Determination, who attempts to defend reality from Hoff...
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