The Californian rock formation known as the Pinnacles plays a central role in Kunzru’s novel—but just what it symbolises remains elusive. Image: Steve Berardi
Gods Without Men by Hari Kunzru (Hamish Hamilton, £12.99)
At first glance, Hari Kunzru’s fourth novel, Gods Without Men, seems like a departure from his previous three, all of which give the reader a main character to follow—through picaresque adventures in The Impressionist; a collision between the “real” and the cyber world in Transmission and most recently, in My Revolutions, the resurfacing of a hidden past. For a long stretch of Gods Without Men, however, the…
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