“A book to ponder how two stars which are circle itself, drawn equally from each other as repel: slowly and sedately seems the encounter of the two main characters in the novel of the author of underworld” on. The online Department store shopping.de the latest work by Don DeLillo, reported by the Frankfurter Rundschau as one of the disturbing and powerful voices of American contemporary literature”is called. The Omega point”, so the title of the novel, is a profound story, full of hidden and confusing hints. “Central motif of the story is a video installation at the Museum of modern art” the the classic psycho “by old master Alfred Hitchcock in slow motion, extended to 24 hours, is back. The narrative begins with the work of Douglas Gordan, it connects all the characters and where all strands come together at the end. Until then however, fights the reader by the slow action of the meeting between the film maker Jim Finley and the former war advisors Richard Elster, whose house in the California desert.
Slowly the two men approach each other. First, Elster’s daughter’s visit brings movement in the story, which breaks the two men with him. The novel is none of the books should be some frustrating pages out of hand after the first. Slowly but surely reveal the hidden messages of the author in the course of the story, and be sure the reader still employed when he again put the book out of my hand.