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Das Buch der Illusionen (Taschenbuch) - Werner Schmitz, Paul Auster
Das Buch der Illusionen (Taschenbuch)
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Format: Taschenbuch
ISBN: 9783499235269 (3499235269)
Publisher: Rowohlt Tb.
Pages no: 384
Edition language: Deutsch
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Expendable Mudge Muses Aloud rated it
1.0 So dreary, so sure it's Art, so smugly Writerly. Bah.
I've never been fond of pompous writing, the kind that checks its look in the mirror of acclaim and piles on the self-satisfied smirking smugness that makes me want to torch all the MFA schools I can reach. http://tinyurl.com/lyb8649 My review, which I've moved to my blog, says that and more. Ap...
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5.0 The Book of Illusions: A Novel
I am still trying to find the right words to describe this work of art. Or, I guess I just did. Absolutely amazing. There couldn't be any other way to turn this book into a better romance than it is. The level of mistery, despair, anguish, belonging, doubt, is carefuly but freely placed over the cha...
willemite rated it
After having lost his wife and children in a plane crash, writer and teacher David Zimmer is on a path of self-destruction, drinking, behaving badly around people, rejecting any and all understanding and sympathy. But seeing a bit of silent film comedy on TV, he takes up the task of examining and wr...
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5.0 Book of Illusions
David Zimmer loses his wife and sons in a plane crash and his life begins to spin out of control. Then one night he watches a silent screen comedian and, for the first time in months, he laughs. His life becomes his search for information about the work of this comedian, an obscure and mysterious ma...
Expendable Mudge Muses Aloud
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Book Circle Reads 3 Sorry I read it, and what a slog.Another one where I stand by my one-liner. Ye gods and little fishes, what a snore!Rating: one furious, disgusted star of however many stars there are in a galaxyThe Book Report: Protagonist loses family, isolates self from world to plumb solipsis...
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