The New York Trilogy

The New York Trilogy

City of Glass, Ghosts, the Locked Room

Book - 2006
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City of glass: A writer of a detective stories becomes embroiled in a complex and puzzling series of events, beginning with a call from a stranger in the middle of the night asking for the author.
Ghosts: Introduces Blue, a private dectective hired to watch a man named Black, who, as he becomes intermeshed into a haunting and claustrophobic game of hide-and-seek is lured into the very trap he created.
The locked room: The nameless hero journeys into the unkown as he attemps to reconstruct the past which he has experienced almost as a dream.
Publisher: New York : Penguin Books, 2006
ISBN: 9780143039839
0143039830
Branch Call Number: Fiction Auster
Characteristics: xi, 308 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm

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philipriley1234
Dec 23, 2016

This set of three books is really great, the pages turn real easily, while also drawing the reader into a vague and engaging world. The characters and locations are grounded in reality, but dissolve into philosophy and anxiety. The author does a great job portraying the feelings of walking through the city, and being a writer. The way the stories connect is subtle but very fitting. I'm excited to read more of Auster's work, this is a very unorthodox style of mystery novel.

multcolib_susannel Jul 23, 2016

Like a magnet, the reader is drawn into three stories of mystery, intrigue and labyrinth.
Or- is it the same story?....

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