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City of Glass (1985) [Novel]
by Paul Auster Rating: Weighted - 7.8 / Average - 7.9 of 10 (7 votes) (Rate!)
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Series: New York Trilogy, the
Part: 1

Summary (From the publisher):

A mystery writer assumes a detective's identity and embarks on a bizzare case: he must protect a man from his criminally insane father, and as he follows the elusive criminal, he embarks on a mission that takes him to the depths of his own soul.

Original title: City of Glass
Original languages: English


Genre: FictionCrime and Mystery
FictionGeneral FictionLiterary Fiction/classics

This work has been adapted as the following works :
     City of Glass: The Graphic Novel (2004) [Graphic Novel]
      Authors: Paul Auster , David Mazzucchelli , Paul Karasik
This work is a subwork of the following works :
     New York Trilogy, the (1990) [Omnibus Volume]
      Author: Paul Auster

Edition #1: City of Glass

City of Glass (1985)
Edition Details:

Language: English

  • "Post-existentialist private eye...It's as if Kafka has gotten hooked on the gumshoe game and penned his own ever-spiraling version." Washington Post Book World
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Manifested in:

City of Glass (1987)

Format: Paperback
Publisher: Penguin Books
ISBN: 0140097317
Dimensions: x x x
Pages: 208

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