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  - TheAmpersand - LibraryThing

I finally decided to pick up "Exit Ghost" after re-reading "Portnoy's Complaint" for the first time in perhaps fifteen years. Alexander Portnoy, and, really, Phillip Roth himself, is a ball of fire in ... Read full review

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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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