Exit Ghost

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Vintage Books, 2008 - 292 pages
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'Exit Ghost', the ninth and last Zuckerman book, is a portrait of the artist as an old man. Fearful of losing the powers that are vital to his vocation, Nathan Zuckerman returns to New York after eleven years of living as a solitary, reclusive writer in the rural hills of western Massachusetts.Now, back in New York he encounters a new generation of writers and with an old, dying friend produces the revelations that gravely unsettle him. 'Exit Ghost' is a moving study of obsession, mourning and desire.

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User Review  - countrylife - LibraryThing

I detest this kind of writing. This holier-than-thou, you hordes of lower intellect won’t really understand, but herein, I undertake to impart my exalted cerebral wisdom, by infesting my story with ... Read full review

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User Review  - Ameise1 - LibraryThing

It's a wonderful story and it's written in a marvellous language. Zuckerman, who is living since eleven years away from New York in a quiet neighbourhood in the country, is coming back to the city for ... Read full review

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