By Jonathan Lethem
Alexander Bruno travels the area taking part in excessive stakes backgammon and attempting to find novice “whales” who imagine they could problem him. in recent times he’s had a run of undesirable good fortune, now not helped via the blot that has emerged in his sight view, which forces him to examine the board sideways. because the blot grows higher, his video game will get worse, till, at a plush mansion in Berlin, he passes out in the midst of a fit and gets an alarming diagnosis.
Out of cash and out of acquaintances, he turns to the single one who may help (and the final individual he desires to see): a high-rolling former adolescence acquaintance who consents to pay for Bruno’s experimental surgical procedure in Berkeley. yet Berkeley is where the place Bruno found his psychic reward and the place he vowed by no means to come back. There, pressured to confront patchouli flashbacks and his doubtful destiny, he needs to ask himself: Is he taking part in the sport, or is the sport taking part in him?
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