Solar – The Novel

10 05 2012

It’s 2000, Michael Beard, aged 53, a theoretical physicist and Nobel-prize winner by the discovery of Beard-Einstein Conflation, is going through a hard time after his 5th wive, Marylin-looking and 20 years younger that him, discovers his persistent infidelities and decides to have e revengeful story with a musculous home builder.  Beard, not having really practiced physics for a long time, has been assigned the directorship of National Renewable Energy Laboratories near London, set up by Blair to compete with the famous NREL Center at Denver, Colorado. The first big project is a home wind turbine that seems ill-fated. The brightest young researcher insists to Beard that they should be focussing on nanotechnology for artificial photosynthesis…

Read Ian McEwan’s novel, “Solar”




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