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Travels in the scriptorium

Author: Paul Auster
Publisher: London : Faber and Faber, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Each day an old man awakes with no memory, unsure of whether or not he is locked into the room. A middle-aged woman called Anna enters and talks of pills and treatment, but also of love and promises. Who is this Mr Blank, and what is his fate? What does Anna represent from his past - and will he ever make sense of the clues that arise?
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Genre/Form: Psychological fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Paul Auster
ISBN: 9780571232574 0571232574 9780571232567 0571232566
OCLC Number: 436245245
Notes: Originally published: 2006.
Description: 130 pages ; 18 cm
Responsibility: Paul Auster.

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An old man sits in a room, with a single door and window, a bed, a desk and a chair. Each day he awakes with no memory, unsure of whether or not he is locked into the room. Attached to the few  Read more...

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"'... as much a novel about the semantics of storytelling; Mr Blank remains a perfect study of confusion and memory that says everything about Auster's brilliance.' Metro"

 
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