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The Invention of Solitude - Paul Auster
The Invention of Solitude
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"One day there is life . . . and then, suddenly, it happens there is death". So begins THE INVENTION OF SOLITUDE, Paul Auster's moving and personal meditation on fatherhood. After the death of his own father, Auster discovers a 60-year-old family murder mystery that could account for the old... show more
"One day there is life . . . and then, suddenly, it happens there is death". So begins THE INVENTION OF SOLITUDE, Paul Auster's moving and personal meditation on fatherhood. After the death of his own father, Auster discovers a 60-year-old family murder mystery that could account for the old man's elusive character. Later the book shifts from Auster's identity as son to his own role as father.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780140106282 (0140106286)
Publisher: Penguin
Pages no: 192
Edition language: English
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Nithou's Readings
Nithou's Readings rated it
4.0 The Invention of Solitude
La première partie 'Portrait d' un homme invisible' est touchante et intriguante, pouvant se relier à plusieurs personnes croisées ça et là, rappelant en certains points L'étranger de Camus, le tout rattaché à un univers familial particulier pouvant expliquer beaucoup de choses. La seconde, L'invent...
M Sarki
M Sarki rated it
Granted, the first section dealing with the death of his father was nothing short of amazing. I loved it as have most who have read it and felt it necessary to say something about their personal experience. And yes, the second section, The Book of Memory did focus on his son Daniel and I think he ...
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