Chinese Opera

Chinese Opera

by Ian Wedde
     
 

Little Frank, a 120-year-old gangster who traded his imagination for a secure and long life, is the protagonist in this dark and dazzling novel set in an all-too-plausible near future. As the leader of a notorious gang, Little Frank is trapped in a luxurious life of mindless routine when he is suddenly jolted awake in the year 2090 to the bizarre facts of his

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Overview

Little Frank, a 120-year-old gangster who traded his imagination for a secure and long life, is the protagonist in this dark and dazzling novel set in an all-too-plausible near future. As the leader of a notorious gang, Little Frank is trapped in a luxurious life of mindless routine when he is suddenly jolted awake in the year 2090 to the bizarre facts of his current existence. Little Frank must now race to rebuild his memory and make sense of his new reality in this rich and complex work of science fiction.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780864735850
Publisher:
Victoria University Press
Publication date:
04/01/2009
Pages:
254
Product dimensions:
5.40(w) x 8.20(h) x 0.90(d)

Meet the Author

Ian Wedde is the author of five novels, a dozen collections of poetry, two collections of essays, and an editor of numerous anthologies and art catalogues. His first novel, Dick Seddons Great Dive, was awarded a New Zealand Book Award for Fiction.

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