By Mark Costello
A frightening, humorous novel—a riff on contemporary historical past and the yank obsession with assassination.
It's iciness in New Hampshire, the economic system is booming, the vice chairman is working for president, and his mystery provider everyone is very, very tense.
Meet Vi Asplund, a tender mystery provider agent mourning her lifeless father. She is going domestic to New Hampshire to work out her brother Jens, a working laptop or computer genius who simply can be going mad—and is poised to make a fortune on giant If, a viciously nihilistic computing device video game geared toward little ones. Vi's the US, as she sees it within the crowds, in her brother, and in her fellow brokers, is prosperous, apprehensive, and abuzz with imprecise fantasies of violence.
Through a gallery of shiny characters—heroic, ignoble, or desperate—Mark Costello's hilarious novel limns the recommendations, either sound and absurd, that we conjure to outlive in day-by-day life.
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Big If: A Novel by Mark Costello