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MAN IN THE DARK

Editorial Review - Kirkus - Jane Doe

The "parallel worlds" visited and occupied by an aging intellectual's troubled mind and heart assume intriguing metafictional form in Auster's challenging novel.The initially unidentified narrator, an insomniac, lures us into the book with the story he's imagining: that of a noncombatant (Owen Brick) who finds himself pressed into service in a civil war that has violently divided an alternative ... Read full review

Review: Man in the Dark

Editorial Review - Bookreporter.com - Norah Piehl

"I am alone in the dark, turning the world around in my head as I struggle through another bout of insomnia, another white night in the great American wildnerness." These are the thoughts of 72yearold August Brill, tossing and turning as he spends another sleepless night trying and ultimately failing to keep his mind from wandering through the troubling, sometimes heartbreaking events of his past ... Read full review

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