City of Glass
A graphic novel classic with a new introduction by Art SpiegelmanQuinn writes mysteries. The Washington Post has described him as a “post-existentialist private eye.” An unknown voice on the telephone is now begging for his help, drawing him into a world and a mystery far stranger than any he... show more
A graphic novel classic with a new introduction by Art SpiegelmanQuinn writes mysteries. The Washington Post has described him as a “post-existentialist private eye.” An unknown voice on the telephone is now begging for his help, drawing him into a world and a mystery far stranger than any he ever created in print.Adapted by Paul Karasik and David Mazzucchelli, with graphics by David Mazzucchelli, Paul Auster’s groundbreaking, Edgar Award-nominated masterwork has been astonishingly transformed into a new visual language.
Publish date: August 1st 2004
Pages no: 138
Edition language: English
Series: New York Trilogy (#1)
I don't know what to say about this story. I liked the beginning and was intrigued by the story, but at times and especially near the end more often than not I was thinking, stop this post-modernistic nonsense and try and complete the story. I felt I was left with more questions than usual... Beca...
This was my first Paul Auster novel, and I went into it not knowing quite what to expect. That was probably a good thing, since this first installment of [b:The New York Trilogy|431|The New York Trilogy|Paul Auster|http://d.gr-assets.com/books/1309199412s/431.jpg|2343071] mostly defies categorizatio...
Not my cup of tea to be honest. I had to read it for school. It just didn't spike my interest.
I don't quite know what to say about this book. Is it a pretentious garb or a literary genious. Do I even like it? Or enjoy reading it? The one thing that kept flashing in my mind during the reading is Miss Marple's comment about her nephew's book which is full of smart people saying smart thing but...
Ich bin noch am Verdauen ;o)Ein einziges Verwirrspiel, realitätsnah und doch ungreifbar, von Illusionen tappt der Leser in Fallen, wird ein ums andere Mal an der Nase herumgeführt, so wie der Detektiv, der selbst nur diese Rolle spielt, also auch nur ein Betrüger ist.
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