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Kings of infinite space.

Nigel Balchin

Kings of infinite space.

by Nigel Balchin

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  • 6 Currently reading

Published by Doubleday in Garden City, N.Y .
Written in English


Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ3.B191 Ki3, PR6003.A52 Ki3
The Physical Object
Pagination264 p.
Number of Pages264
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5604734M
LC Control Number68011792

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Kings of Infinite Space (Book): Hynes, James: Paul Trilby is having a bad day. If he were to be honest with himself, Paul Trilby would have to admit that he's having a bad life. His wife left him. Three subsequent girlfriends left him. He's fallen from a top-notch university teaching job, to a textbook publisher, to, eventually, working as a temp writer for the General Services . The Kings of Infinite Space is a hilarious and macabre spoof on our everyday lives, and gives true voice to the old adage, "Work is Hell." Comprar eBook Tu precioBrand: St. Martin's Publishing Group.

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Kings of Infinite Space is Wells updated for the 21st century."--The Washington Post Book World "Hynes must moonlight as a fisherman for he has mastered the art of luring, hooking and reeling readers in with his salty style and quick wit."--USA Today "The Kings of Infinite Space is social satire that slides smoothly into horror."--TimeCited by: 3.

Kings of Infinite Space grabbed me from the description on the back of the book. A technical writer, in Texas, whose work life is hell. Hey, this main character and I have a lot in common. (Minus the part about him being haunted by his dead cat.) After I read the first page, I knew I was going to love this book, and it certainly delivered/5.

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Kings of Infinite Space is Wells updated for the 21st century.” —The Washington Post Book World “Hynes must moonlight as a fisherman for he has mastered the art of luring, hooking and reeling readers in with his salty style and quick wit.” —USA Today “The Kings of Infinite Space is socialBrand: Picador.

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Kings of Infinite Space - Kings of Infinite Space audiobook, by James Hynes James Hynes is the author of three New York Times Notable Books of the Year. That same publication praises Kings of Infinite Space as “unspeakably funny!” This off-beat novel satirizes an experience ubiquitous to modern times- office life.

With a defeated sigh, ex-college professor Paul Trilby. KINGS OF INFINITE SPACE is office life taken to an absurd, but unique, extreme.

Hynes's satire has a bit of the supernatural thrown in for good measure. Paul Trilby is a classic everyman down on his luck (granted, his current predicament is entirely his fault). He is grumpy and arrogant but still actually likeable. And. Kings of Infinite Space is Wells updated for the 21st century.

Gruesome, deliciously improbable.” —Jonathan Yardley, The Washington Post Book World “By turns ominous, hilarious, and genuinely scary: Hynes offers a highly original send-up of the most unnatural activity ever conceived by the human mind--work.” —Kirkus ReviewsCited by: 3.

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He leaves. Get this from a library. Kings of infinite space. [James Hynes] -- In the wake of numerous failed relationships and a setback in his career, Paul Trilby begins to realize how bad things have become when he reaches out to the office's foul-mouthed mail girl and.

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Kings of Infinite Space takes about 80 pages to even get going, and my first laugh was on page It is a bizarre tale of a failed academic working as a temp at a Texas state agency who finds himself inducted into a very strange group of men whose intent he can't quite figure out/5(6).

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