The ghost writer
The Ghost Writer introduces Nathan Zuckerman in the 1950s, a budding writer infatuated with the Great Books, discovering the contradictory claims of literature and experience while an overnight guest in the secluded New England farmhouse of his idol, E. I. Lonoff. At Lonoff's, Zuckerman meets Amy Bellette, a haunting young woman of indeterminate foreign background who turns out to be a former student of Lonoff's and who may also have been his mistress. Zuckerman, with his active, youthful imagination, wonders if she could be the paradigmatic victim of Nazi persecution. If she were, it might change his life. The first volume of the trilogy and epilogue "Zuckerman Bound," The Ghost Writer is about the tensions between literature and life, artistic truthfulness and conventional decency and about those implacable practitioners who live with the consequences of sacrificing one for the other.
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Review: The Ghost Writer (Zuckerman Bound #1)User Review - Richard Bardon - Goodreads
This book is an interesting study in momentum. The first half of the story is a fascinating study of a young writer getting to spend the evening with his intriguing hero. This portion of the story ... Read full review
Review: The Ghost Writer (Zuckerman Bound #1)User Review - Ankur Rastogi - Goodreads
The Ghost Writer by Philip Roth is one of the acclaimed and highly praised novels. When I started the novel, I wasn't sure where the novel is heading or what it wants to achieve. Somewhere during the ... Read full review
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Philip Roth: The Ghost Writer « Asylum
The Ghost Writer describes a night spent by the young Jewish writer Nathan Zuckerman at the home of his literary idol, ei Lonoff. Zuckerman has published a ...
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'The Ghost Writer' - New York Times
I had only to read those two opening sentences of "The Ghost Writer" to realize--with a long sigh of anticipated pleasure--that I was once again in the ...
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Vintage Catalog | The Ghost Writer by Philip Roth
The Ghost Writer introduces Nathan Zuckerman in the 1950s, a budding writer infatuated with the Great Books, discovering the contradictory claims of ...
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Bookreporter.com - THE GHOST WRITER by Philip Roth
At the heart of THE GHOST WRITER is the dilemma of a young writer forced to confront the real-life faces of those people who inspire his writing, ...
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Ghost Writer Essays -- Individual Identity in Philip Roth's The ...
The idea of self, an individual authentic unique identity, seems to be constantly questioned and challenged in Philip Roth's The Ghost Writer. ...
The Ghost Writer - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Ghost Writer (1979) is the first novel by Philip Roth to be narrated by Nathan Zuckerman, one of Roth's alter egos and constitutes the first book in his ...
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The Lumière Reader » Arts » The Ghost Writer
The Ghost Writer. By Philip Roth Vintage, $24 | Reviewed by David Levinson REPORTEDLY the source for 1999’s your friends and neighbours rip, ...
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Bernard Avishai Dot Com: Connect The Dots #3: The Ghost Writer
Connect The Dots #3: The Ghost Writer. Exhibit One. The following is excerpted from a recent column in Haaretz. The “he” in question is Philip Roth, ...
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JSTOR: The Disappearing Text: Philip Roth's "The Ghost Writer"
Philip Roth's recent novel, The Ghost Writer, is part of this tradition: it is about origins, and the problems of originality that any serious writer ...