First Person

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Product Details
Price
$17.00  $15.81
Publisher
Vintage
Publish Date
Pages
416
Dimensions
5.1 X 7.9 X 1.1 inches | 0.65 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780525435778
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About the Author
RICHARD FLANAGAN's novels, Death of a River Guide, The Sound of One Hand Clapping, Gould's Book of Fish, The Unknown Terrorist, Wanting, and The Narrow Road to the Deep North, for which he was awarded the 2014 Man Booker Prize, are published in 42 countries. He lives in Tasmania.
Reviews
"A tour de force." --Joyce Carol Oates, The New York Review of Books

"Enigmatic and mesmerizing." --The New Yorker

"Flanagan writes with a searing truth. . . . First Person is studded with sharp, breath-catching observations about the finite nature of life." --Financial Times (London)

"Deeply compelling. . .Flanagan writes with acute sensitivity." --The New York Times Book Review

"At a time when our truth is daily contorted, debauched or ignored, we require Flanagan's artful reminder of the wreckage caused by our unwillingness to say what happened." --The Washington Post

"A sinister fable of identity exchange." --The Seattle Times

"Brilliant. . . . This sonorous, blackly comic novel offers searing insight into our times." --Booklist (starred review)

"[Flanagan] touches on genuine brilliance." --The Australian

"Scathingly funny . . . Also a profound and thought-provoking novel that explores the nature of truth, lies, and fiction." --The Bookseller