Arcadia by Jim Crace
By Jim Crace
Victor, an eighty-year-old multimillionaire, surveys his empire from the remoteness of his cloud-capped penthouse. Expensively insulated from the surface international, he still reveals that stories of his impoverished early life usually are not stored so simply at bay. targeting the only sector of power and chaos that continues to be within the streets under him, he formulates a plan to depart a mark at the urban -- one as indelible and disruptive because the mark the town left on him.
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