My Revolutions

By Hari Kunzru
(Plume Books, Paperback, 9780452290020, 277pp.)

Publication Date: January 2009

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Description
?Powerful? ("The New Yorker"), ?extraordinary? ("The New York Times Book Review"), and ?brilliant? ("Entertainment Weekly")?you won't be able to put down this new novel by the award-winning bestselling author of "The Impressionist"
Critics have compared him to Martin Amis, Zadie Smith, Tom Wolfe, and Don DeLillo. "Granta" dubbed him ?one of the twenty best fiction writers under forty.? Now Hari Kunzru delivers his best novel yet.
Chris Carver is living a lie. His wife, their teenage daughter, and everyone in their circle know him as Michael Frame, suburban dad. They have no idea that as a radical student during the sixties he briefly became a terrorist? protesting the Vietnam War by setting off bombs. Until one day a ghost from his past turns up on his doorstep, forcing Chris on the run.



About the Author
Hari Kunzru was born in London and raised in Essex. Currently he is a freelance journalist and editor living in London. He has written for a variety of English and international publications, including The Guardian Daily Telegraph, The Economist, and Wired and was named 'Young Travel Writer of the Year' by the Observer in 1999. This is his first novel.


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  1. How well does Hari Kunzru evoke the political and social climate of London during the 1960s? Does it feel genuine? Did anything about his depiction surprise you? What did you find most compelling or interesting?

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