The Infernal Desire Machines of Doctor Hoffman Paperback
Part of the Penguin Modern Classics series
Desiderio, an employee of the city under a bizarre reality attack from Doctor Hoffman's mysterious machines, has fallen in love with Albertina, the Doctor's daughter.
But Albertina, a beautiful woman made of glass, seems only to appear to him in his dreams.
Meeting on his adventures a host of cannibals, centaurs and acrobats, Desiderio must battle against unreality and the warping of time and space to be with her, as the Doctor reduces Desiderio's city to a chaotic state of emergency - one ridden with madness, crime and sexual excess.
A satirical tale of magic and sex, "The Infernal Desire Machines of Doctor Hoffman" is a dazzling quest for truth, love and identity.
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 288 pages
- Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
- Publication Date: 03/02/2011
- Category: Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)
- ISBN: 9780141192390