The Gold Bug Variations Summary
Richard Powers

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The Gold Bug Variations Summary

The basic theme of The Gold Bug Variations is a question: What is the role of humankind in the universal scheme?

Ressler went as far as he could to answer this question through understanding the physical components of human existence.

He could not, however, move beyond the physical, and therein are found the seeds of his withdrawal from the world in which he had, as a twenty-five-year-old suggested the promise of an ability comparable...

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