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Man in the Dark (signed) - Paul Auster
Man in the Dark (signed)
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Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9780571240760 (0571240763)
ASIN: 0571240763
Publisher: Faber and Faber
Pages no: 192
Edition language: English
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Can't Stop the Signal
Can't Stop the Signal rated it
3.0 Man in the Dark (signed)
It might very well grow into a four-star once I've digested it. Two-thirds through I was pretty much ready to write it off as something wanting to be a Vonnegut piece but without the sting. The story (stories) seemed to lack purpose and an old mans ramblings seemed like just that, an old mans rambli...
M Sarki
M Sarki rated it
One of the worst books I have read in recent memory. I would bet there haven't been five others I have at least attempted this past twelve months that have been worse than this sentimental fluff. How a writer as good as Paul Auster could have written something like this let alone have it published ...
willemite rated it
“I am alone in the dark.” One of the more evocative existential opening lines. And it tells much about what follows. August Brill is 72, a Pulitzer Prize winning book critic who is confined to a wheelchair, and mourning the loss of his wife. While convalescing, he is living with his divorced daughte...
Awogfli - Bookcroc
Awogfli - Bookcroc rated it
Ich mag verzwickte, verschachtelte und mysteriöse Geschichten in der Geschichte, solang sie in sich schlüssig sind. Fiktionen und "Was wäre wenn-Spielchen" liebe ich noch viel mehr, also hat mir der Anfang dieses Buches extrem gut gefallen.Ein alter Mann kann aus Gram über mehrere Schicksalschläge ...
Another fine mess
Another fine mess rated it
Tom LeClair nailed my sense of the book, as far as I'd gotten in it:"After, say, 10 books, maybe novelists should be retested, like accident-prone senior citizens renewing their driver’s licenses. Veterans of literary wars would anonymously submit a new manuscript to agents. Of “Man in the Dark,” I ...
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