Remainder Summary
Tom McCarthy

Everything you need to understand or teach Remainder by Tom McCarthy.

  • Remainder Summary & Study Guide
  • 30 Remainder Lessons
  • 20 Activities
  • 180 Multiple Choice Questions
  • 60 Short Essay Questions
  • 20 Essay Questions
  • Pre-Made Tests and Quizzes
  • ...and more

Remainder Overview

Remainder is a novel by Tom McCarthy. The story follows an unnamed protagonist who is injured in a random accident one day. He is paid several million dollars as a settlement. Following the accident, he becomes obsessed with recreating and reenacting very specific, often mundane scenarios. He uses his newfound fortune to fund these reenactment projects, which eventually begin to spiral out of control. The novel explores themes of reality, perception, artificiality, obsession, and identity.

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