Publication Date: 21/04/2016 ISBN: 9781782117681 Category:

PopCo

Scarlett Thomas

Publisher: Canongate Books Ltd
Publication Date: 21/04/2016 ISBN: 9781782117681 Category:
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£8.99

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Description

Alice Butler has been receiving some odd messages – all anonymous, all written in code. Are they from someone at PopCo, the profit-hungry corporation she works for? Or from Alice’s long lost father? Or has someone else been on her trail?

The solution, she is sure, will involve the code-breaking skills she learned from her grandparents and the key she’s been wearing round her neck since she was ten.

PopCo is a grown-up adventure of family secrets, puzzles, big business and the power of numbers.

Publisher Review

An anticorporate fable with enough code-breaking tips, puzzles and graphs, charts, postscripts and appendixes to satisfy Lewis Carroll * * New York Times * * This book might just change your life -- Suzi Feay * * Independent on Sunday * * A blueprint for a revolution . . . an outright amazement * * Scotland on Sunday * * Enormous fun * * Independent * * A wonderfully fresh and ambitious novel -- Jonathan Coe * * Evening Standard * * Frankly this novel is a bewitching, dizzying triumph * * Scotsman * * Ambitious, thought-provoking fun * * Sunday Times * *

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