Nunquam Author:Lawrence Durrell The brilliant scientist, Felix Charlock, is summoned from a madhouse by a supremely powerful international corporation. His assignment--to help create an exact, functioning duplicate of Iolanthe, the famous movie star, now dead, with hum Julian Merlin, chief of the firm, is deeply obsessed. It is a project born of an arrogance of power, an unb... more »ridled scientific compulsion and one man's agonizing impotence, but it is an incredible challenge--to recreate a woman, breathing, thinking, remembering...loving.
"Nunquam" carries forward the theme which began with "Tunc," the destruction of the individual by the crushing force of modern technology. It is Durrell's most contemporary novel--bawdy, fantastic, satiric--compelling science fiction with the shock of impending fact.« less