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The Body Artist - Don DeLillo
The Body Artist
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“DeLillo’s most affecting novel yet...A dazzling, phosphorescent work of art.”—Michiko Kakutani, The New York Times “The clearest vision yet of what it felt like to live through that day.” —Malcolm Jones, Newsweek “A metaphysical ghost story about a woman alone…intimate, spare, exquisite.”... show more
“DeLillo’s most affecting novel yet...A dazzling, phosphorescent work of art.”—Michiko Kakutani, The New York Times “The clearest vision yet of what it felt like to live through that day.” —Malcolm Jones, Newsweek “A metaphysical ghost story about a woman alone…intimate, spare, exquisite.” —Adam Begley, The New York Times Book Review “A brilliant new novel....Don DeLillo continues to think about the modern world in language and images as quizzically beautiful as any writer.” — San Francisco Chronicle
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780743203968 (0743203968)
Publisher: Scribner
Pages no: 128
Edition language: English
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LunaLuss
LunaLuss rated it
4.5 Who Is He?
*spoilers* After the death of her husband, Lauren finds an uninvited guest in the rented house from which she has to leave in few weeks. Lauren came back to that house to sense the presence of a husband who committed suicide one day when he routinely left the house on “business.” Lauren debates wh...
The Book Diva's Reads
The Book Diva's Reads rated it
2.0 The Body Artist: A Novel
2.5 star read
Osho
Osho rated it
I've been trying to decide if this would have been a better novel if it had remained tightly interior, omitting the expository/explanatory news articles. Though I enjoyed and admired it, I think it would have been better if the narrative had stayed closer to the protagonist, which would have made it...
MEslaymaker
MEslaymaker rated it
Couldn't sleep last night and re-read this, which had the effect of a rhythmic massage, primarily to a stiff neck and knotted shoulders that notably relaxed as I read. Something about the plainly poetic prose, with its quietly rhythmic language and the familiar, even mundane, details, rendered someh...
MEslaymaker
MEslaymaker rated it
Couldn't sleep last night and re-read this, which had the effect of a rhythmic massage, primarily to a stiff neck and knotted shoulders that notably relaxed as I read. Something about the plainly poetic prose, with its quietly rhythmic language and the familiar, even mundane, details, rendered someh...
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