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'In 2004 the author found a little diary of 386 pages written by a 62-year-old man in a nursing home. This story is inspired by that diary.

'E=mc2? Jack Smythe thinks Einstein is wrong and he has a theory to prove it. But he's no physicist. Instead, he's been a homeless kid, a palmreader, a cosmic theorist, a father of two (who probably aren't his) and a devoted companion to his sister Kitty who has her own demons. But now at 62, he wakes after an operation to find he's been placed at Eden, a below-average nursing home.

'Here he is confronted by Nurse Stinson, Collier the Hun, Pistol Pete, Skeleton Joe, Dooley the publican, Jim the ex-politician and Jim's rebel granddaughter, among others. He wants nothing to do with any of them.' (From the publisher's website.)

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    • Ormond, Brighton - Moorabbin area, Melbourne - Inner South, Melbourne, Victoria,: Hybrid , 2011 .
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      Extent: viii, 300p.p.
      ISBN: 9781921665523 (pbk.)

Works about this Work

Off the Shelf : Fiction Lorien Kaye , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: The Saturday Age , 22 October 2011; (p. 32)

— Review of Smythe's Theory of Everything Robert Hollingworth , 2011 single work novel
Off the Shelf : Fiction Lorien Kaye , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: The Saturday Age , 22 October 2011; (p. 32)

— Review of Smythe's Theory of Everything Robert Hollingworth , 2011 single work novel
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