The New York Trilogy: City of Glass/ Ghosts/ the Locked Room
Publish date: June 25th 1990
Pages no: 384
Edition language: English
I have to hold firm with myself to leave 'The New York Trilogy' at 3 stars, because overall I liked it, I finished it quick enough, but the more I think about it, the more I believe it was a waste of time.I read the trilogy together, launching into the 'Ghosts' as soon as 'City of Glass' ended, etc....
Die drei Geschichten schaffen eine perfekt abstruse fast französische Film-Noir-Stimmung, in der sich typische Rollen und Identiäten auflösen und sich alle Hauptprotagonisten mysteriös, obsessiv, verwirrend und völlig unlogisch verhalten. Soweit so gut. Die Kurzgeschichten sind in einer Trilogie auf...
DNF.It isn't bad, it's well written and possibly it could be good. It just isn't capturing me and I don't feel as if I'd be missing out on anything special if I didn't pick it up again. Typical "literary" fare.
Kind of 'meh', or perhaps I just didn't really understand what the point was. Alright, I get it, the three novellas echo each other, and all that, but in the end, things tend to run into circles, and the answers we're given aren't all that satisfactory.I think part of my frustration with this book a...
A kind of post-modern detective (anti-detective story), dazzling and pretentious and mischievous, and I love it.