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The Brooklyn Follies - Paul Auster
The Brooklyn Follies
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Nathan Glass has come to Brooklyn to die. Divorced, retired, estranged from his only daughter, the former life insurance salesman seeks only solitude and anonymity. Then Glass encounters his long-lost nephew, Tom Wood, who is working in a local bookstore. Through Tom and his charismatic boss,... show more
Nathan Glass has come to Brooklyn to die. Divorced, retired, estranged from his only daughter, the former life insurance salesman seeks only solitude and anonymity. Then Glass encounters his long-lost nephew, Tom Wood, who is working in a local bookstore. Through Tom and his charismatic boss, Harry, Nathan's world gradually broadens to include a new set of acquaintances, which leads him to a reckoning with his past.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780312429003 (0312429002)
Publisher: Picador
Pages no: 320
Edition language: English
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Jema reads
Jema reads rated it
A solid 4 star because the book made me happy and forget everything around me for a few hours. One of these days I will be brave enough to write proper reviews.
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2.0 The Brooklyn Follies
I found this slow going from the beginning, but I was sorry to see it end, having gotten to know the characters.
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4.0 The Brooklyn Follies: A Novel
A book that started off promisingly, but, ultimately, was a disappointment. Nathan Glass heads to Brooklyn to die and runs across a favorite nephew unexpectedly. The nephew, despite a strong start, is now working in a bookstore. I kept reading, with faith in Auster that he wouldn't lead me astray, b...
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