Item description for Brooklyn follies (Panorama de Narrativas ) (Panorama De Narrativas) by Paul Auster...
Nathan Glass ha sobrevivido a un cancer de pulmon y a un divorcio despues de 33 anos de matrimonio, y ha vuelto a Brooklyn, el lugar donde nacio y paso su infancia. Piensa escribir. Visita el bar del barrio y la libreria donde trabaja su sobrino. Descubre el protagonista que no ha regresado a Brooklyn a morir, sino a vivir.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 1" Width: 5.75" Height: 8.75" Weight: 0.95 lbs.
Release Date Jun 15, 2006
Publisher Editorial Anagrama
ISBN 8433970925 ISBN13 9788433970923
Availability 0 units.
More About Paul Auster
Paul Auster is the bestselling author ofThe New York Trilogyand 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. Luc Sante teaches writing and the history of photography at Bard College. His books include Low Life, Evidence, and The Factory of Facts. Art Spiegelman is a cartoonist who first came to attention in the early 1980s as editor of the magazine Raw. His books include the Pulitzer Prize-winning Holocaust story Maus, Maus II, and In the Shadow of No Towers. He lives in New York City with his wife and two children."
Paul Auster currently resides in Brooklyn, in the state of New York. Paul Auster was born in 1947 and has an academic affiliation as follows - New Directions.
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Reviews - What do customers think about Brooklyn follies (Panorama de Narrativas ) (Panorama De Narrativas)?
This book will touch your heart for a long time Jul 29, 2008
After you read the other reviews you will know what the story is about. It is very easy to read and direct. A no brainer and yet, there are many passages that will make you pause and think. Much will remind you of your own life, in a good way. This book is an excellant read.
A year of journaling from a boring old man... May 30, 2008
I was so disappointed. This book was a mash of a few slightly interesting characters and a great premise that never delievered. I kept wanting Auster to give me something more outlandish or intriguing then the ideals of his nephew on Bush politics or a gay ex-convict (which was the most interesting thing in the book).
Not a timeless piece you really are very clear the exact year it was written which is disturbing to me when reading a modern novel. However if you are an old man looking for an example of how to journal about your life for a year then I would suggest this book. Otherwise it just isn't worth the read. It wasn't horrible, just totally forgettable.
It starts well May 27, 2008
The book starts well, promissing a lot. However, it looses a lot of power after a few pages. You keep waiting characters to become more "deep" and "complex", but you end up with a soap opera - a good one, of course - but that lacks depth for a novel by Paul Auster.
entertaining, easy read Apr 20, 2008
this is the first book i have read by this author. from what i can see, most faithful paul auster fans did not enjoy this novel. since i have no point of reference....all i can say is this: it was entertaining, it kept moving, it was not boring at all, a good story. it was not earth shattering in any way, but just a good fun positive story to read inbetween all of those heavy, serious novels.
Exciting Captivating Apr 12, 2008
It is an amazing book. The characters were jumping off the book. I could not book down.