The New York Trilogy
Publish date: February 5th 2004
Publisher: Faber and Faber
Pages no: 314
Edition language: English
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.
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 ...