Havelock Mandamus lives somewhere in the middle of America. He enjoys reading such novels as Michael Chabon's "The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay", Jonathan Lethem's "The Fortress of Solitude" and Margaret Atwood's "The Handmaid's Tale." He is an avid viewer of such films as Christopher Nolan's "Inception" and Federico Fellini's "8 1/2." He remembers fondly Bill Watterson's comic strip "Calvin and Hobbes."
The lives of three college friends and their enigmatic professor are caught up in an increasingly surreal mystery. This mind-bending, puzzle box of a novel raises profound questions about the dizzy pace of technological change. A quirky quest, it moves irresistibly towards an unexpected and provocative conclusion. Reality is always just one chapter away!