Sum Sum

Sum

Forty Tales from the Afterlives

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Publisher Description

At once funny, wistful and unsettling, Sum is a dazzling exploration of unexpected afterlives—each presented as a vignette that offers a stunning lens through which to see ourselves in the here and now.  In one afterlife, you may find that God is the size of a microbe and unaware of your existence. In another version, you work as a background character in other people’s dreams. Or you may find that God is a married couple, or that the universe is running backward, or that you are forced to live out your afterlife with annoying versions of who you could have been.  With a probing imagination and deep understanding of the human condition, acclaimed neuroscientist David Eagleman offers wonderfully imagined tales that shine a brilliant light on the here and now.

GENRE
Fiction & Literature
RELEASED
2009
February 10
LANGUAGE
EN
English
LENGTH
128
Pages
PUBLISHER
Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
SELLER
Penguin Random House LLC
SIZE
6.3
MB

Customer Reviews

egg$ ,

👌

Pretty excited to read this one

Clouds413 ,

Such a pleasure

I read this slowly. Each story savored & cherished for itself. Like a delicious piece of perfectly ripe fruit, I enjoyed every bite.

Sebastian Schrodinger ,

Imaginative

This collection of vignettes was wonderful. It's an engaging and unrestricted contemplation of what one could imagine a possible afterlife being like.

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