A poor Samuel Johnson scholar sits wrongly imprisoned, the victim of a Silicon Valley conspiracy. Even worse, he's been dead for months. Marcel Theroux's surrealist ghost story ably echoes the works of Julio Cortazar and Stephen King.
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