When Thomas Alva Edison gives his final series of interviews, he confesses his murderous and deceitful past and reveals his most significant invention, an invention that will shock the world.
Inventing Madness is a fictional account of Thomas Edison's rise to fame and fortune through the use of murder and magic. It intertwines actual dates and events that occurred during Edison's life. The story begins when Edison is 84 years old, in 1931, and is told in a series of seven interviews conducted by a science reporter from The New York Times. Inventing Madness explains how Edison secretly obtained many of his ideas from documents stolen from the US patent office and then successfully backdated paperwork to make them appear as his own. Although the public was made to believe Edison and Nikola Tesla were bitter enemies, Inventing Madness reveals their true friendship and the amazing invention based on their collaboration. Inventing Madness is the story of one of the most famous men in history. The novel is full of cruel deaths, séances, blackmail and wonder. WARNING: this book contains multiple issues that readers need to be aware of including animal abuse, incest, rape, torture and murder. It is not recommended for young readers.