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Mao II - Don DeLillo
Mao II
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"One of the most intelligent, grimly funny voices to comment on life in present-day America" (The New York Times), Don DeLillo presents an extraordinary new novel about words and images, novelists and terrorists, the mass mind and the arch-individualist. At the heart of the book is Bill Gray, a... show more
"One of the most intelligent, grimly funny voices to comment on life in present-day America" (The New York Times), Don DeLillo presents an extraordinary new novel about words and images, novelists and terrorists, the mass mind and the arch-individualist. At the heart of the book is Bill Gray, a famous reclusive writer who escapes the failed novel he has been working on for many years and enters the world of political violence, a nightscape of Semtex explosives and hostages locked in basement rooms. Bill's dangerous passage leaves two people stranded: his brilliant, fixated assistant, Scott, and the strange young woman who is Scott's lover--and Bill's.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780140152746 (0140152741)
ASIN: 140152741
Publisher: Penguin
Pages no: 241
Edition language: English
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I'm not a big fan of DeLillo..., he doesn't impress me.
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3.0 Mao II
Mao II (1994), by Don DeLillo. The ostensible central subject of this novel is a novelist recluse, Bill Gray, who has spent the past few decades working on, but never finishing, his latest novel. Other characters include Scott, a veritable old-school 'butler' who handles all of Bill's affairs and ke...
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