The Brooklyn Follies by Paul Auster

The Brooklyn Follies by Paul Auster

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Set against the backdrop of the contested US election of 2000, this book tells the story of an uncle and nephew double-act. Filled with stories and characters, mystery and fraud, these lives intertwine and become bound together as the author explores the terrain of contemporary America - a crucible of broken dreams and of human folly.

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So begins Paul Auster's remarkable new novel, "The Brooklyn Follies". Set against the backdrop of the contested US election of 2000, it tells the story of Nathan and Tom, an uncle and nephew double-act. One in remission from lung cancer, divorced, and estranged from his only daughter, the other hiding away from his once-promising academic career, and life in general. Having accidentally ended up in the same Brooklyn neighbourhood, they discover a community teeming with life and passion. When Lucy, the little girl who refuses to speak, comes into their lives there is suddenly a bridge from their pasts that may offer them the possibility of redemption. Filled with stories and characters, mystery and fraud, these lives intertwine and become bound together as Auster brilliantly explores the wider terrain of contemporary America - a crucible of broken dreams and of human folly.

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SKU GOR001605972
Title The Brooklyn Follies
Author By (author) Paul Auster
Condition VERYGOOD
Binding Type Hardback
Publisher Faber & Faber
Year Published 2005
Number of Pages No
ISBN 10 0571224970
ISBN 13 9780571224975
Edition N/A
Prizes No
Cover Note: Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual cover or edition may vary.
Note: This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us.
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So begins Paul Auster's remarkable new novel, "The Brooklyn Follies". Set against the backdrop of the contested US election of 2000, it tells the story of Nathan and Tom, an uncle and nephew double-act. One in remission from lung cancer, divorced, and estranged from his only daughter, the other hiding away from his once-promising academic career, and life in general. Having accidentally ended up in the same Brooklyn neighbourhood, they discover a community teeming with life and passion. When Lucy, the little girl who refuses to speak, comes into their lives there is suddenly a bridge from their pasts that may offer them the possibility of redemption. Filled with stories and characters, mystery and fraud, these lives intertwine and become bound together as Auster brilliantly explores the wider terrain of contemporary America - a crucible of broken dreams and of human folly.
Additional Information

Additional Information

SKU GOR001605972
Title The Brooklyn Follies
Author By (author) Paul Auster
Condition VERYGOOD
Binding Type Hardback
Publisher Faber & Faber
Year Published 2005
Number of Pages No
ISBN 10 0571224970
ISBN 13 9780571224975
Edition N/A
Prizes No
Cover Note: Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual cover or edition may vary.
Note: This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us.
Ex Library No

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