The Revolt of Aphrodite – Lawrence Durrell


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Felix Charlock is a world-famous inventor. His scientific genius draws him into the web of a sinister multinational corporation called Merlin who recruit him for their own ends. When Felix is married into this wealthy family, ‘The Firm’ sets him an impossible project, demanding that he reinvents his former lover as a living, breathing replica. But creating this perfect robot facsimile heralds a new era of destruction, threatening not only Felix’s sanity, but his very existence. Consisting of two novels – ‘Tunc’ and its sequel, ‘Numquam’ – ‘The Revolt of Aphrodite’ is a dystopian novel of ideas, rich in mystery and drama, with an epic global sweep and dazzling cast.