By Marisha Pessl
The spell binding New York occasions bestseller by way of the writer of Night Film
Marisha Pessl’s fantastic debut sparked raves from critics and heralded the arriving of a colourful new voice in American fiction. on the heart of Special themes in Calamity Physics is smart, deadpan Blue van Meer, who has a head filled with literary, philosophical, medical, and cinematic wisdom. yet she may well use a few neighbors. Upon coming into the elite St. Gallway college, she unearths some—a clique of eccentrics referred to as the Bluebloods. One drowning and one striking later, Blue unearths herself difficult out a byzantine homicide secret. Nabokov meets Donna Tartt (then invitations the remainder of the Western Canon to the occasion) during this novel—with visible aids drawn via the author—that has gained over readers of every age.