The Final Solution: A Story of Detection

Michael Chabon (Author)

Product Details

$13.99  $12.87
Harper Perennial
Publish Date
November 01, 2005
5.72 X 0.39 X 7.84 inches | 0.32 pounds

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About the Author

Michael Chabon is the author of Wonder Boys, which won universal critical acclaim and was made into a feature film starring Michael Douglas. Entertainment Weekly included his latest, The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier and Clay, on its list of the best books of 2000. Both are available from Brilliance Audio. He received his B.A. from The University of Pittsburgh and his M.F.A. from the University of California at Irvine. He lives with his wife and two children in California.


"Michael Chabon, is, simply, the coolest writer in America."--Christian Science Monitor
"One of the best-written American novels published this fall . . . an experiment by a master."--The New York Sun
"A'll be done before you know it. Then you might well read it again."--Denver Post
"Delightful...and deceptively profound...Chabon shows his greatness."--Louisville Courier Journal
"A haunting novella."--Publishers Weekly
"Watching Chabon skillfully zigzag between literary and genre is half the fun of the book...refreshing."--Miami Herald
"Infused with a graceful, elegiac atmosphere...wrought with innovative construction, glittering with epiphany...remarkable."--Buffalo News
"Exuberant...the real mystery is how Chabon managed to fit so much hope and humanity into such a brief tale."--BookPage
"Packed with gorgeous writing...a knockout. You'll be done before you know it. Then you might well read it again."--Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
"Simple and startlingly sad...Chabon has created a minor masterpiece."--Hartford Courant
"Chabon's writing here is elegant and limber...[The Final Solution] is a little mystery story with big ideas."--San Francisco Chronicle (Best Books of 2004)
"The writing is everything that Chabon's fans expect--gorgeous, muscular, mildly melancholic...wonderfully executed."--Baltimore Sun
"A profound pleasure."--New York magazine
"Brilliant and unswervingly entertaining."--The Forward