Bell and Langley | Thomas McMahon | Granta Magazine

Bell And Langley

Thomas McMahon

‘He said that new ideas only came to him between these hours, and when they did, they were like recollections of things forgotten. Sometimes he put on his hat and coat at two a. m. and walked ten miles, the way a mourner will do when he is trying to recall the sight of a beloved face.’

Thomas McMahon

Thomas McMahon is Gordon McKay Professor of Applied Mechanics and Biology at Harvard University; his other fiction includes the novels A Random State and McKay’s Bees.

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