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Picture of Paul Auster Paul Auster was born on February 3 in Newark, New Jersey, USA in 1947. Paul Auster has put his mind to writing novels, essays and poems and has been a translator. He has even tried his hand at directing movies.(Smoke, Blue in the Face and Lulu on the Bridge). Auster moved to Weequahic with his mother and his sister after his parents divorced. Auster spent four years in France translating French literature. Auster's works are mainly concerned with the search for identity and personal meaning. This may come from his time in France where existentialism has its roots. Many of his books are about writers searching for clues as to the identity of criminals. The Book of Illusions looks into the life of a retired silent movie actor as he faces life without his wife and two sons, killed in a plane crash. The Brooklyn Follies is about a man who is at the end of his tether but finds comfort in rediscovered relationships

Paul Auster Books

The Book of Illusions

The Brooklyn Follies

The Book of Illusions

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Paul Auster - The Book of Illusions
David Zimmer had swathes in alcoholic abuse for six months after his wife and two young sons were killed in a plane crash.
A chance sighting of an old silent movie entrances him and he becomes obsessed with the life of the actor, Hector Mann.

Book Condition
Very slight wear to covers otherwise Very Good Copy
Faber+Faber Paperback 2003 Reprint
Book Weight: 244g
Book Type:
Fiction Novel
ISBN 0571212182

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The Brooklyn Follies

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Paul Auster - The Brooklyn Follies
Nathan Glass has given up on life. It offers him nothing, so he decides to finish it via Brooklyn Bridge.
Whilst casing the 'bridge; he stumbles across a long-lost nephew in a bookshop and the pattern of life seems to change.

Book Condition:
In Good Condition
Faber+Faber Paperback Large Format 2005
Book Weight: 450g
Book Type:
Fiction Novel
ISBN 0571229379

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Post and Packing to Rest of the World Postage Cost €15.00 Total Cost €17.00

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