Edinburgh

Alexander Chee (Author)
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Product Details

Price
$14.95  $13.75
Publisher
Mariner Books
Publish Date
November 01, 2016
Pages
240
Dimensions
5.5 X 0.7 X 8.2 inches | 0.6 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780544916128

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About the Author

ALEXANDER CHEE is the author of Edinburgh and The Queen of the Night. He is the recipient of a Whiting Award and an NEA fellowship in fiction. His writing has appeared in the New York Times, Tin House, and on NPR, among others, and he is a contributing editor at the New Republic.

Reviews

"Haunting . . .complex . . . sophisticated . . . [Chee] says volumes with just a few incendiary words." --New York Times

"A coming-of-age novel in the grand Romantic tradition, where passions run high, Cupid stalks Psyche, and love shares the dance floor with death . . . A lovely, nuanced, never predictable portrait of a creative soul in the throes of becoming." --Washington Post

"Lyrical . . . arresting . . . compelling . . . Edinburgh is beautifully imagined and executed . . . Profound and poetic . . . Chee's is a voice worth listening to." --San Francisco Chronicle

"Edinburgh has the force of a dream and the heft of a life. And Alexander Chee is a brilliant new writer." --Annie Dillard

"Alexander Chee gets my vote for the best new novelist I've read in some time. Edinburgh is moody, dramatic--and pure." --Edmund White

"Few coming-of-age novels truly stir one's emotions or lead readers to consider the trauma of their own lives. Edinburgh does both." --Newsday