Jeff Noon writes: a world shatters, and the story is about the jagged edges, the back sides, the insides of shards.
Nola Blue is a manufactured talent, created by George Gold. In this world where everything is measured, everyone has a number. Nola’s is going down; she has lost her identity, and begins to receive, to transmit, to become television.
Melissa Gold is George’s daughter, locked away in the ultimate reality show, the Pleasure Dome, carving messages to George in her arms with a handmade stone knife.
Nola orbits Melissa, sucked in to a transcendent conclusion. Which would be telling.