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The New York Trilogy - Paul Auster, Luc Sante, Art Spiegelman
The New York Trilogy
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Paul Auster's signature work, The New York Trilogy, consists of three interlocking novels: City of Glass, Ghosts, and The Locked Room—haunting and mysterious tales that move at the breathless pace of a thriller. City of Glass As a result of a strange phone call in the middle of the night, ... show more
Paul Auster's signature work, The New York Trilogy, consists of three interlocking novels: City of Glass, Ghosts, and The Locked Room—haunting and mysterious tales that move at the breathless pace of a thriller. City of Glass As a result of a strange phone call in the middle of the night, Quinn, a writer of detective stories, becomes enmeshed in a case more puzzling than any he might hace written Ghosts Blue, a student of Brown, has been hired to spy on Black. From a window of a rented house on Orange street, Blue stalks his subject, who is staring out of his window The Locked Room Fanshawe has disappeared, leaving behind his wife and baby and a cache of novels, plays, and poems. What happened? First time in Penguin Classics A Penguin Classics Deluxe Edition with French flaps, rough front, and luxurious packaging Features an introduction from Luc Sante and incredible cover illustrations by Pulitzer Prize-winning graphic artist Art Spiegelman, creator of Maus and In the Shadow of No Towers
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780143039839 (0143039830)
ASIN: 143039830
Publisher: Penguin Classics
Pages no: 308
Edition language: English
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Awogfli - Bookcroc
Awogfli - Bookcroc rated it
3.0 Krimi Noir mysteriös bis mühsam
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...
thebookcoop
thebookcoop rated it
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.
Yzabel
Yzabel rated it
2.0 New York Trilogy
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...
Alexis Hall
Alexis Hall rated it
0.0 The New York Trilogy (Penguin Classics Deluxe Edition)
A kind of post-modern detective (anti-detective story), dazzling and pretentious and mischievous, and I love it.
I'm Reading...
I'm Reading... rated it
5.0
After listening to an immensely interesting interview with Paul Auster on World Book Club (BBC) about The New York Trilogy, I knew I had to read this book again. I loved it even more than I did the first time. Auster not only knows how to tell a story, but he also includes interesting topics like ...
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