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The Teleportation Accident

The Teleportation Accident

Three events occur.

In 1679, the ceiling of the Theatre des Encornets in Paris collapses, killing 25 members of the audience and the set designer Adriano Lavicini. Are the rumours true that Lavicini made a fatal pact with cosmic evil?

In 1938, at the California Institute of Technology in Pasadena, the physicist Professor Franklin Bailey comes close to perfecting a radical new technology that could win the next war before it starts. But what are the shadowy forces at work on campus?

In 1962, in a small flat in West Berlin, Egon Loeser looks back over his strange and eventful life. From the experimental theatres of Berlin to the absinthe bars of Paris, his biggest question still remains: how can it be that a handsome, clever, charming, modest guy like him couldn’t get laid more often?

About the Author

Ned Beauman

Ned Beauman’s debut novel, Boxer, Beetle  was published in 2010. It was shortlisted for the Guardian First Book Award and the Desmond Elliott prize, and winner of the Writers' Guild Award for Best Fiction Book. 

He went on to be named by BBC2’s Culture Show as one of their 12 Best New British Writers in 2011.

Ned Beauman was born in 1985 and lives in London. He has written for Dazed & Confused, AnOther and the Guardian

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