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By Lucy Ives

A witty, urbane, and occasionally stunning debut novel, set in a hallowed ny museum, within which a co-worker's disappearance and a mysterious map swap a lifestyles forever

Stella Krakus, a curator at Manhattan's popular valuable Museum of artwork, is having the roughest week in nearly ever. Her soon-to-be ex-husband (the completely lousy Whit Ghiscolmbe) is stalking her, a place of work romance with "a attention-grabbing, hyper-rational narcissist" is in freefall, and a cherished colleague, Paul, has long gone lacking. unusual issues are afoot: CeMArt's present express is backed through a Belgian multinational that desires to take over the world's water offer, she unwittingly stars in a viral video that is making the rounds, and her mother--the imperious, impossibly glamorous Caro--wants to have lunch. it is nearly greater than she will overanalyze.
however the visual appeal of a mysterious map, depicting a 19th-century utopian cost, sends Stella--a dogged specialist in American pix and fluidomanie (don't ask)--on an all-consuming study venture. As she teases out the hyperlinks among a haunting poem, numerous strange novels, a counterfeiting scheme, and one of many museum's colourful early benefactors, she discovers the insufferable mystery that Paul's been protecting, and charts a direction out of the chaos of her personal existence. Pulsing with neurotic humor and dagger-sharp prose, Impossible perspectives of the World is a stunning debut novel approximately tips to make it via your early thirties together with your mind and center intact.

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