The New York Trilogy

The New York Trilogy : "City of Glass", "Ghosts" and "Locked Room"

By (author) Paul Auster

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Paul Auster's three stories explore the nature of identity. He uses the detective, spy and friendship genres as vehicles to delve into the relationships between different groups of people.

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  • Paperback | 320 pages
  • 124.46 x 193.04 x 35.56mm | 272.15g
  • 03 Jan 1998
  • London
  • English
  • New edition
  • New edition
  • 0571152236
  • 9780571152230
  • 21,569

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Three postmodern, dream-like tales of urban paranoia on the subject of the nature of identity. In the first a crime writer is drawn into a mysterious investigation; in the second a man spies on someone from an apartment; and in the third the childhood friend of a disappeared man is made his literary executor. Auster's prose glitters and beguiles, but does not offer anything as mundane as objective truth. (Kirkus UK)

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