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|Format: ||Paperback, 144 pages|
|Published In: ||United States, 01 September 2003|
Gaddis published four novels during his lifetime, immense and complex books that helped inaugurate a new movement in American letters. Now comes his final work of fiction, a subtle, concentrated culmination of his art and ideas.
About the Author
William Gaddis (1922-1998) was a master of the American novel who was frequently compared with Joyce, Nabokov, and Pynchon. Two of his novels, J R and A Frolic of His Own, won the National Book Award. He was a member of the American Academy of Arts and Letters and the recipient of a MacArthur Prize.
"Gaddis's final novel is perhaps his most poignant." "Gaddis's final novel is perhaps his most poignant." ("Los Angeles Times) "An exalted, paranoid outcry, a last wounded proclamation of the idea of the sacred rootedness of true art." (The New York Times Book Review) "Gaddis's final novel is perhaps his most poignant." (Los Angeles Times)
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