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The New York Trilogy (Audible Modern Vanguard)

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Paul Auster's brilliant debut novels, City of Glass, Ghosts, and The Locked Room brought him international acclaim for his creation of a new genre, mixing elements of the standard detective fiction and postmodern fiction.City of Glass combines dark, Kafka-like humor with all the suspense of a Hitchcock film as a writer of detective stories becomes embroiled in a complex and puzzling series of events, beginning with a call from a stranger in the middle of the night asking for the author ? Paul Auster ? himself. Ghosts, the second volume of this interconnected trilogy, introduces Blue, a private detective hired to watch a man named Black, who, as he becomes intermeshed into a haunting and claustrophobic game of hide-and-seek, is lured into the very trap he has created.The final volume, The Locked Room, also begins with a mystery, told this time in the first-person narrative. The nameless hero journeys into the unknown as he attempts to reconstruct the past which he has experienced almost as a dream. Together these three fictions lead the listener on adventures that expand the mind as they entertain.Auster harnesses the inquiring spirit any reader brings to a mystery, redirecting it from the grubby search for a wrongdoer to the more rarified search for the self. (New York Times Book Review)Bonus audio: James Atlas interview with the Author

Synopsis:

Auster's brilliant debut novels, "City of Glass, Ghosts," and "The Locked Room" brought him international acclaim for his creation of a new genre, mixing elements of the standard detective fiction and postmodern fiction. Now his New York Trilogy is presented in one audio volume.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781423395812
Publisher:
Brilliance Audio
Subject:
Mystery & Detective - General
Read:
Barrett, Joe
Performed by:
Barrett, Joe
Performed:
Barrett, Joe
Author:
Auster, Paul
Subject:
Mystery-A to Z
Edition Description:
Library
Series:
Audible Modern Vanguard
Publication Date:
20100531
Binding:
MP3 CD
Language:
English
Dimensions:
7.50x5.30x.60 in. .15 lbs.
Media Run Time:
745

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"Synopsis" by , Auster's brilliant debut novels, "City of Glass, Ghosts," and "The Locked Room" brought him international acclaim for his creation of a new genre, mixing elements of the standard detective fiction and postmodern fiction. Now his New York Trilogy is presented in one audio volume.
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