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The Book of Strange New Things

A Novel

Michel Faber

In this captivating novel, Peter is sent on a mission to an unknown world, leaving his wife behind. As he becomes immersed in his work, he discovers a friendly native population struggling with a fatal illness, hungry for his teachings. Meanwhile, back on Earth, Bea's faith falters as natural disasters devastate the planet. As the distance between them grows, they are forced to confront their love and faith like never before. With precise language, this profound meditation on love and our responsibilities to those closest to us will leave you mesmerized.
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It’s hard to describe the brilliance of this book. If you read it, keep in mind that it was written by an atheist.      source
Pictures coming in. This is truly unbelievable...126 million miles from earth. By the way, an incredible book about the human and spiritual dimensions of space travel: “The Book of Strange New Things” by Michel Faber.      source
Read and really loved "The Book of Strange New Things" on vacation, belatedly realized there was an Amazon pilot for an adaptation and it sounds horrible. They killed off the wife, who he spends the novel corresponding with?      source
THE BOOK OF STRANGE NEW THINGS is a beautiful & hypnotic & sinuous novel that I think maybe is a masterpiece.      source