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Invisible

by Paul Auster

Book Club Recommendations eBooks of the Month Modern and Contemporary Fiction

LoveReading View on Invisible

A coming-of-age story in four interlocking parts by three different narrators, a tale of sex and obsession.

 

September 2010 Guest Editor Belle de Jour on Paul Auster...

Auster is a bit of a Marmite – he puts himself fearlessly into everything and you either love that or you hate it. I love it, the endless re-examination of the writer as a character. While I could recommend loads of his books I prefer to think of them as a body of work, with the permutations of facets of personality that you recognise again and again in his work.

Sarah Broadhurst

Invisible Synopsis

Sinuously constructed in four interlocking parts, Invisible opens in New York City in the spring of 1967 when twenty-year-old Adam Walker, an aspiring poet and student at Columbia University meets the enigmatic Frenchman Rudolf Born, and his silent and seductive girlfriend Margot. Before long, Walker finds himself caught in a perverse triangle that leads to a sudden, shocking act of violence that will alter the course of his life. Three different narrators tell the story, as it travels in time from 1967 to 2007 and moves from New York to Paris and to a remote Caribbean island in a story of unbridled sexual hunger and a relentless quest for justice. With uncompromising insight, Auster takes us to the shadowy borderland between truth and memory, authorship and identity to produce a work of unforgettable power that confirms his reputation as one of America's most spectacularly inventive writers.

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ISBN: 9780571249527
Publication date: 24/06/2010
Publisher: Faber and Faber
Format: Paperback

Book Information

ISBN: 9780571249527
Publication date: 24th June 2010
Author: Paul Auster
Publisher: Faber and Faber
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 320 pages
Genres: Book Club Recommendations, eBook Favourites, Modern and Contemporary Fiction,
Categories: Classic fiction (pre c 1945),

About Paul Auster

Paul Auster is the bestselling author of Winter Journal, Sunset Park, Man in the Dark, The Brooklyn Follies, The Book of Illusions and The New York Trilogy, among many other works. In 2006 he was awarded the Prince of Asturias Prize for Literature and inducted into the American Academy of Arts and Letters. Among his other honours are the Independent Spirit Award for the screenplay of Smoke and the Prix Médicis Étranger for Leviathan. He has also been shortlisted for both the International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award (The Book of Illusions) and the PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction (...

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