Sunset Park (Paperback)Paul Auster (author)
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Publisher: Faber & Faber
Number of pages: 320
Weight: 250 g
Dimensions: 200 x 125 x 20 mm
"With a plot that encompasses war in the Middle East, economic recession and the perils of the publishing industry, a contemporary vitality distinguishes the latest from the veteran author.... Sure to please Auster fans and likely to attract new readers as well."
-"Kirkus," (Starred Review)
"Passionately literary... every element is saturated with implication as each wounded, questing character's story illuminates our tragic flaws and profound need for connection, coherence, and beauty. In a time of daunting crises and change, Auster reminds us of lasting things, of love, art, and 'the miraculous strangeness of being alive.'"
-Donna Seaman, "Booklist," (Starred Review)
"Auster deftly balances minute details that evoke New York City, post-financial meltdown, with marvelously drawn characters bruised but unbowed by life's vicissitudes. He has an impressive array of literary nominations to his credit, but this should be the novel that brings him a br
"Paul Auster is one of those sages with confounding talent--confounding for one because he's simply "that good... "He belongs among Vonnegut, Roth, and DeLillo... Now is the time to herald the Post-Recession Novel. "Sunset Park" looks to be it." --Claire Howorth, "The Daily Beast "
"Exquisitely crafted, surprisingly tender... A story grounded in the potent emotions of love, loss, regret and vengeance, and the painful reality of current day calamities.... Auster fans and newcomers will find in "Sunset Park" his usual beautifully nuanced prose.... [and] a tremendous crash bang of an ending." --Jane Ciabattari, "NPR "Books We Like" "
"A swift-moving, character-driven narrative [that] explores guilt, luck, and our enduring need for human contact and a sense of belonging. Powerful...Readers might find their one regret is seeing the book end." --Doug Childers, "Richmond Times-Dispatch"
"A haymaker of a contemporary American novel, realistic and serious as your life." --Jim Higgins,
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