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The voyeur

Author: Alain Robbe-Grillet; Richard Howard
Publisher: New York : Grove Press, [1986]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"When a thirteen-year old girl is found drowned and mutilated, suspicion immediately surrounds Mathias, a reclusive traveling salesman. And, as the circumstances are eerily recreated through the eyes of the suspected killer, the reader is drawn into a complex and haunting mystery. In this masterful example of the nouveau roman, Alain Robbe-Grillet demonstrates his stunning ability to transform the mystery story  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Detective and mystery fiction
French fiction
New novel (Literary movement)
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alain Robbe-Grillet; Richard Howard
ISBN: 0802131654 9780802131652
OCLC Number: 56602044
Notes: Translation of: Le voyeur.
Description: 219 pages ; 21 cm
Other Titles: Voyeur.
Responsibility: Alain Robbe-Grillet ; translated from the French by Richard Howard.

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One of Robbe-Grillet's most important works, The Voyeur tells the gripping story of a thirteen-year-old girl who is found murdered and takes us inside the mind of a suspected killer  Read more...

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Praise for Alain Robbe-Grillet: "Robbe-Grillet's theories constitute the most ambitious aesthetic program since Surrealism."--John Updike "Robbe-Grillet is important because he has attacked the Read more...

 
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