|Leviathan (1992) [Novel]|
by Paul Auster
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(From the publisher):
Six days ago, a man blew himself up by the side of a road in northern Wisconsin.
The explosion that detonates the narrative of Paul Auster's remarkable novel also ends the life of its hero, Benjamin Sachs, and brings two FBI agents to the home of one of Sach's oldest friends, the writer Peter Aaron. What follows is Aarons's story, an intricate, subtle and gripping investigation of another man's life in all its richness and complexity.
Leviathan is a compulsive, brilliant novel, an astonishingly original work of fiction by one of its accomplished masters.
Original title: Leviathan
Genre: Fiction→ Crime and Mystery→ Detective Story and Detectives
Fiction→ General Fiction→ Literary Fiction/classics→ Post-modern, Avant-garde, & Experimental