Author(s): Scarlett Thomas
When Ariel Manto uncovers a copy of the End of Mr.Y in a second-hand bookshop, she can't believe her eyes. She's read about this author before, the outlandish Victorian scientist Thomas Lumas and this is his most notorious, and rarest book.
A book... The End of Mr Y A heroine... Ariel Manto, perpetual PhD candidate (impoverished) A curse... mysterious deaths & disappearances A portal... into psychokinetic metaspace A race