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    DescriptionAugust Brill, an elderly book critic, lies awake in the dark, unable to sleep. Elsewhere in the house are his daughter, Miriam, and granddaughter, Katya, each with her own reasons for lying awake and watchful in the long Vermont night.


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    Title
    Man in the Dark
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Paul Auster
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 192
    Width: 126 mm
    Height: 198 mm
    Thickness: 12 mm
    Weight: 161 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780571240777
    ISBN 10: 0571240771
    Classifications

    BIC E4L: GEN
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: F1.1
    BIC subject category V2: FA
    DC22: 813.54
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 21110
    BISAC V2.8: FIC025000, FIC019000
    Publisher
    FABER & FABER
    Imprint name
    FABER & FABER
    Publication date
    04 June 2009
    Publication City/Country
    London
    Author Information
    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.
    Review quote
    "Works beautifully . . . This is perhaps Auster's best book. Like Vonnegut's classic anti-war novel ["Slaughterhouse Five"], Auster's book leaves one with a depth of feeling much larger than might be expected from such a small and concise work of art."--"San Francisco Chronicle """Man in the Dark" is at once haunting, thought-provoking, emotional, and compellingly readable."--"The Philadelphia Inquirer" "Remarkable . . . "Man in the Dark "possesses a grand and generous heart."--"The Boston Globe ""Auster's latest astute and mesmerizing metaphysical fiction . . . A master of the matter-of-factly fantastic, Auster tells an utterly authentic story of culpability and survival, the vortex of loss, and our endless struggle to translate terror into understanding."--"Booklist "(starred review) "A novel that kept my attention from the first page all the way to the last. Frankly, it hypnotized me."--NPR's "All Things Considered ""[Auster's] magic has never flourished m