Ghosts

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Penguin Group USA, 1987 - Fiction - 96 pages
66 Reviews
The second book in the acclaimed New York Trilogy--a detective story that becomes a haunting and eerie exploration of identity and deception. It is a story of hidden violence that culminates in an inevitable but unexpectedly shattering climax.

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But Auster is a fine writer, nonetheless. - Goodreads
In some sense, a writer has no life of his own. - Goodreads
If you're a writer I'd recommend it hands down. - Goodreads
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Review: Ghosts (New York Trilogy #2)

User Review  - Joanna - Goodreads

This is the second book in the New York Trilogy. This story is completely separate and stands alone. This story continues Auster's philosophical exploration of authorship, writing, reading and the ... Read full review

Review: Ghosts (New York Trilogy #2)

User Review  - Brady - Goodreads

I am torn on this review, I wanted to give it a 3 but I feel if I read it 2 or 3 more times, it would need to be a 5, so I went with 4 for now. Auster's writing make me feel that there is something ... Read full review

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About the author (1987)

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. His latest novels are entitled, Invisible and Sunset Park. 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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