The Teleportation Accident, by Ned Beauman

 Egon Loeser, the protagonist of Ned Beauman’s second novel, is a set designer obsessed with spectacular feats of stagecraft, the kind that make onstage characters disappear before their audience’s eyes. As such, it’s wholly apposite that the novel which revolves around him works largely through a classic bait-and-switch.  We spend the majority of its three-hundred-plus … More The Teleportation Accident, by Ned Beauman