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By Will Self

'WHATEVER YOU DO grasp directly to the telephone. . . . . . . . ! . . . . . . . . ! suppose the smoothness of its bevelled reveal . . . . . . . . ! . . . . . . . . ! position your thumb within the smooth melancholy of its belly-button - flip it persistently. . . . . . . . ! . . . . . . . . ! A 5 hundred-quid fear bead - and all I fear approximately is wasting the bloody factor. . . . . . . . ! . . . . . . . . !'

For the 4 characters on the center of Will Self's brilliantly acute novel of our occasions the 5 hundred-quid fear bead of their pocket will be either a blessing and a curse. For aged Dr Zachary Busner it's a mysterious item - 'NO CALLER identity - How may still this be interpreted? Is it that the caller is with out an identification because of a few mental or actual trauma?' - but in addition it really is his lifestyles line to his autistic grandson Ben, whose personal reference to expertise is, in flip, an essential one.

For Jonathan De'Ath , aka 'the Butcher', MI6 agent, the telephone may possibly demonstrate his most sensible saved mystery of all: that Colonel Gawain Thomas, husband, father, and highly-trained tank commander - is Jonathan 's very long time lover.

And whilst expertise, love and violence ultimately converge within the wreckage of postwar Iraq, the Colonel and the Spy's dalliance will ascertain the future of countries.

Uniting our so much pressing modern matters: from the ever present cellular phone to a relations in chaos; from the horror of contemporary struggle, to the tip of privateness, Phone is Will Self's most vital and compelling novel to date.

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'WHATEVER YOU DO grasp directly to the telephone. . . . . . . . ! . . . . . . . . ! believe the smoothness of its bevelled monitor . . . . . . . . ! . . . . . . . . ! position your thumb within the gentle melancholy of its belly-button - flip it many times. . . . . . . . ! . . . . . . . . ! A 5 hundred-quid fear bead - and all I fear approximately is wasting the bloody factor.

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