Distortion

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'Taut and timely . . . A brilliant exploration of social media' Nikesh Shukla

'Original and important . . . Essential reading' Sathnam Sanghera

Meet Dillon: a high-functioning fuck-up and carer for his dying mum. Trapped in an absurd cycle of pre-bereavement bereavement, he has been hiding his pain and some horrible truths, not least from his girlfriend, Ramona.

His distortions have been growing dangerously more hardcore and hardwired, both online and off, thanks to the self-reinforcing effects of social media and creepy digital surveillance. And when a pair of snooping goons turn up, threatening to expose him, he is forced to confront a gut-wrenching secret that he would rather leave well alone.

This audacious novel asks what happens when our minds are twisted beyond recognition by our digital data and search histories, and when our darkest truths are forced into the light by the uncanny predictive capabilities of our smartphones.

What lengths would you go to in order to hide from yourself?
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About the author

Gautam Malkani first novel Londonstani was published in 2006. His journalism has appeared in the Financial Times, the Guardian and the New York Times. He lives in London.
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Unbound Publishing
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Published on
Sep 6, 2018
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Pages
416
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ISBN
9781783525294
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Language
English
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Genres
Fiction / General
Fiction / Literary
Fiction / Psychological
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