Leviathan

Paul Auster (Author)
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Description

A "compelling" (Los Angeles Times) tale of friendship, betrayal, estrangement, and the unpredictable intrusions of violence in the everyday - from the author of the forthcoming 4 3 2 1: A Novel

"Six days ago, a man blew himself up by the side of a road in northern Wisconsin. . . ." So begins the story by Peter Aaron about his best friend, Benjamin Sachs. Sachs had a marriage Aaron envied, an intelligence he admired, a world he shared. And then suddenly, after a near-fatal fall that might or might not have been intentional, Sachs disappeared. Now Aaron must piece together the life that led to Sach's death. His sole aim is to tell the truth and preserve it, before those who are investigating the case invent an account of their own.

Product Details

Price
$18.00  $16.56
Publisher
Penguin Books
Publish Date
September 01, 1993
Pages
288
Dimensions
5.04 X 0.57 X 7.92 inches | 0.44 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780140178135

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About the Author

Paul Auster is the bestselling author of The New York Trilogy and many other critically acclaimed novels. He was awarded the Prince of Asturias Prize in 2006. His work has been translated into more than forty languages. He lives in Brooklyn, New York.

Reviews

Praise for Leviathan:

"Rich and complex. . .with fully fleshed characters, a fast-paced plot, thematic sophistication, and narrative cunning."
- The Boston Globe

"The allure of Auster's elegant plotting, the play of his ideas, and the sensuous nature of the prose keep us firmly hooked."
- The Chicago Tribune

"Auster's most accessible, engaging book. He treats us to his best, clear-eyed prose."
- The New York Times Magazine