The Brooklyn Follies

The Brooklyn Follies

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In 'The Brooklyn Follies' an uncle and nephew accidentally end up living in the same Brooklyn neighbourhood. When a little girl who refuses to speak comes into their lives, there is suddenly a bridge from their pasts that may offer them the possibility of redemption.

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  • Paperback | 320 pages
  • 126 x 196 x 24mm | 260g
  • LondonUnited Kingdom
  • English
  • 0571224989
  • 9780571224982
  • 120,370

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"'The Brooklyn Follies is Auster at the top of his game, sublimating the graft of writing into supremely effortless prose. His words are slinky and supple; his characters sing off the page.' Alastair Sooke, New Statesman 'No metaphysical writer can make you feel more like you're being read a bedtime tale by a gentle, hangdog uncle... there is still a hint of the magical in the everyday events that he chronicles.' Tom Cox, The Times"

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About Paul Auster

Paul Auster was born in New Jersey in 1947. After attending Columbia University he lived in France for four years.Since 1974 he has published poems, essays, novels, screenplays, and translations. He lives in Brooklyn, New York.

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