The locked room

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Sun & Moon Press, 1986 - Fiction - 179 pages
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When Fanshawe disappears, his wife, Sophie, contacts the narrator in hopes that he, one of Fanshawe's childhood friends, can solve the mystery

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Review: The Locked Room (New York Trilogy #3)

User Review  - Salva - Goodreads

Is it me or there was little of interest in this book or the other two preceding books! The search for the identity was somehow interesting but that was it! I didn't enjoy reading it, unfortunately ... Read full review

Review: The Locked Room (New York Trilogy #3)

User Review  - Labeeb Xaman - Goodreads

This was actually a slow book as compared to the first two stories which I loved in 'The New York Trilogy' especially 'Ghosts'. 'The Locked Room' got a bit boring for me in the middle, especially when ... Read full review


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Paul Auster was born on February 3, 1947, in Newark, New Jersey. He received a B.A. and a M.A. in English and Comparative Literature from Columbia University. In addition to his career as a writer, Auster has been a census taker, tutor, merchant seaman, little-league baseball coach, and a telephone operator. He started his writing career as a translator. He soon gained popularity for the detective novels that make up his New York Trilogy. His other works include The Invention of Solitude; Leviathan; Moon Palace; Facing the Music; In the Country of Last Things; The Music of Chance; Mr. Vertigo; and The Brooklyn Follies. In addition to his novels, Auster has written screenplays and directed several films. He is the recipient of a fellowship from the National Endowment for the Arts and a French Prix Medicis for Foreign Literature.

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