The New York Trilogy

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

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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.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 320 pages
  • 124.46 x 193.04 x 35.56mm | 272.15g
  • FABER & FABER
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • New edition
  • New edition
  • 0571152236
  • 9780571152230
  • 31,718

Review Text

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)show more

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41,175 ratings
3.92 out of 5 stars
5 31% (12,801)
4 40% (16,410)
3 21% (8,656)
2 6% (2,532)
1 2% (776)
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