Satin Island Summary
Tom McCarthy

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Satin Island Overview

"Satin Island" is a contemporary avant-garde novel by Tom McCarthy in which U., and anthropologist, seeks to write a report about humankind at large in the present, and the metaphysical truths he believes are behind everything that binds everything together. "Satin Island" deals with important themes that range from the idea that human life is meant to be lived rather than just studied, and that not all truths will ever be knowable.

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