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The Names

DeLillo, Don

Editore: Brighton, Sussex: Harvester Press, (1982)., 1982
ISBN 10: 039452814X / ISBN 13: 9780394528144
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Titolo: The Names

Casa editrice: Brighton, Sussex: Harvester Press, (1982).

Data di pubblicazione: 1982

Legatura: Hardcover

Condizione libro: Fine

Condizione sovraccoperta: Fine

autografato: Signed by Author(s)

Edizione: First English Edition

Descrizione:

First UK Edition. Octavo, black cloth covered boards. 339pp. plus colophon. SIGNED BY DELILLO on half title. A very tight, fresh, clean, unmarked and unread volume in a crisp, sharp, bright dust jacket. Fine in fine dust jacket. A sparkling flawless copy. Very Scarce Signed. Codice inventario libreria 04185

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Riassunto: Set against the backdrop of a lush and exotic Greece, The Names is considered the book which began to drive "sharply upward the size of his readership" ( Los Angeles Times Book Review). Among the cast of DeLillo's bizarre yet fully realized characters in The Names are Kathryn, the narrator's estranged wife; their son, the six-year-old novelist; Owen, the scientist; and the neurotic narrator obsessed with his own neuroses. A thriller, a mystery, and still a moving examination of family, loss, and the amorphous and magical potential of language itself, The Names stands with any of DeLillo's more recent and highly acclaimed works.

" The Names not only accurately reflects a portion of our contemporary world but, more importantly, creates an original world of its own."-- Chicago Sun-Times

"DeLillo sifts experience through simultaneous grids of science and poetry, analysis and clear sight, to make a high-wire prose that is voluptuously stark."-- Village Voice Literary Supplement

"DeLillo verbally examines every state of consciousness from eroticism to tourism, from the idea of America as conceived by the rest of the world to the idea of the rest of the world as conceived by America, from mysticism to fanaticism."-- New York Times

L'autore: Don DeLillo, the author of fifteen novels, including Point Omega, Falling Man, White Noise and Libra, has won many honours in America and abroad, including the National Book Award, the PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction, the Jerusalem Prize for his complete body of work and the William Dean Howells Medal from the American Academy of Arts and Letters for his novel Underworld. In 2010, he received the PEN/Saul Bellow Award. He has also written three plays.

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Libreria: Brillig Books
Indirizzo: Wilkinsburg, PA, U.S.A.

Libreria AbeBooks dal: 19 marzo 1997
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