The locked room

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Sun & Moon Press, 1986 - Fiction - 179 pages
29 Reviews
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  - DJ Dycus - Goodreads

*Spoiler alert* The goal of any work of art is to get the audience to think, to reflect, to examine the ideas it has presented. Toward that end Auster succeeded masterfully with these three novellas ... Read full review

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

User Review  - Kiri Little - Goodreads

Again, although enough to hold my attention, I was underwhelmed. I liked the elements that tied the trilogy together...the mentions of Quinn, Henry Dark, a red notebook. And the looping of themes ... Read full review


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About the author (1986)

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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