Joshua Ferris's dazzling comic novel. How would you feel if the person impersonating you online was having a much better life than you were?
Paul O’Rourke, an irritable 40-year-old dentist, realises he needs more in his life than a steady income and the perfect mochaccino. But what? As Paul tries to work out the meaning of life, a Facebook page and Twitter account appear in his name. What seems at first an outrageous violation of privacy soon becomes something more frightening: the possibility that the online ‘Paul’ might be a better version of the man in the flesh. Who is doing this and will it cost Paul his sanity?
About the AuthorJoshua Ferris was born in Illinois, USA. He is the author of four novels and one collection of short stories.