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Topic - Herr Sumper
There is something mesmerizing about Peter Carey's novels. His latest work, "The Chemistry of Tears" is no exception. The tale of a grief-stricken horologist and her restoration of a 19th-century automaton is a tale of loss, loneliness and the magic of imagination and inspiration.
Sumper tells Brandling wild stories of a time in England where he learned to make automata while working for a "genius" who had invented a machine that could gauge ocean currents and winds.