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17 edition of The Invention of Everything Else found in the catalog.

The Invention of Everything Else

by Samantha Hunt

  • 295 Want to read
  • 34 Currently reading

Published by Houghton Mifflin .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Literary,
  • Fiction / Literary,
  • Fiction,
  • Fiction - General,
  • Electric engineers,
  • Hotel cleaning personnel,
  • Inventors

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages272
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11010716M
    ISBN 10061880112X
    ISBN 109780618801121

      The Invention of Everything Else luminously resurrects one of the greatest scientists of all time, Nikola Tesla, while magically transporting us -- à la Steven Millhauser and Michael Chabon -- to. Editions for The Invention of Everything Else: X (Hardcover published in ), (published in ), X (Paperback published in ).

    The Invention of Everything Else is a luminous imagining of an unlikely friendship between the eccentric inventor, Nikola Tesla, and a young hotel chambermaid, Louisa, who is obsessed with radio dramas and the secret lives of the hotel guests. Louisa first catches sight of the hotel's most famous resident on New Year's Day, , and is determined to befriend the strange man.   The Invention of Everything Else charts the relationship of the girl and the genius during the last week of Tesla's life, when sinister forces are closing in on him. As well as being an engaging literary mystery, this exceptional novel movingly tells the life story of this extraordinary man and also recounts the heartbreak and redemption of one /5(78).

    The Invention of Everything Else immerses the reader in a magical mid-twentieth-century New York City thrumming with energy, wonder, and possibility. New York City thrums with energy, wonder, and possibility in this magical novel about the life of Nikola Tesla/5(21). In "The Invention of Everything Else", Samantha Hunt fictionalises the story of the Serbian-born scientist Nikola Tesla, inventor of radio and creator of AC electricity, a notoriously marginalised genius whose wild eccentricities, including obsessive-compulsive disorder and germ-phobia, have made him a counter culture icon, but who faded into obscurity in his final years and died in poverty.


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The Invention of Everything Else is primarily about Nikola Tesla, the Serbian inventor of AC Electricity, who has largely been forgotten by everyone. The book is set at the end of Tesla's life, and is told through the eyes of Tesla, and Louisa, a maid at the hotel where Tesla spends his twilight years/5(41).

The Invention of Everything Else Samantha Hunt uses her characters to bring the invisible world before us to examine - you may never look at a speck of dust quite the same.

Though the book is steeped in science, it does not overwhelm the reader with minutiae - the writing style is wonderfully enriched.

The Invention of Everything Else was a beautifully written story the kind of story that I would aspire to writing because it so masterfully combines lovely imagery with brilliant and inspiring ideas: it is both a poem and a philosophy, a soul and a story, depicting love, life, and all /5.

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The Invention of Everything Else luminously resurrects one of the greatest scientists of all time, Nikola Tesla, while magically transporting us a la Steven Millhauser and Michael Chabon to an early twentieth-century New York City thrumming with energy, wonder, and possibility.4/5(2).

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Although Louisa dismisses the theory as a crazy notion, the book proves that it just might be true. Thought, imagination and talent can all be equally powerful and Samantha Hunt sure has these in spades. In The Invention of Everything Else she has channeled them all to create one electrifying read.

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Samantha Hunt’s novel about Nikola Tesla, The Invention of Everything Else was a finalist for the Orange Prize and winner of the Bard Fiction Prize. Her first novel, The Seas, a twisted tale of mermaids, won the National Book Foundation’s Five under Thirty-five prize.

She lives in upstate New York. Samantha Hunt’s second novel, “The Invention of Everything Else,” follows Tesla’s story in every direction. The book opens in Manhattan on New Year’s Eve,with Tesla an old man.The Invention of Everything Else Samantha Hunt, Author pigeons while planning what could be his boldest invention yet.

He forges an unlikely friendship with Louisa Dewell, a year-old.The Invention of Everything Else, by Samantha Hunt. LoTempio Law Blog Book Review About the book The Invention of Everything Else brings us back to the early ’s, when Nikola Tesla was living out his final years on this planet in room in the Hotel New Yorker.

Tesla was arguably one of the greatest inventors of all time. The story is set around a fictitious relationship between eighty Author: Vincent Lotempio.