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Bullet Park

«A master American storyteller»

Time

Eliot Nailles loves his wife and son to distraction; Paul Hammer is a bastard named after a common household tool. Neighbours in Bullet Park, the two become fatefully linked by the mysterious binding power of their names in Cheever's sharp and funny hymn to the dubious normality of the American suburbs. Les mer

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Eliot Nailles loves his wife and son to distraction; Paul Hammer is a bastard named after a common household tool. Neighbours in Bullet Park, the two become fatefully linked by the mysterious binding power of their names in Cheever's sharp and funny hymn to the dubious normality of the American suburbs.

Detaljer

Forlag
Vintage Classics
Innbinding
Paperback
Språk
Engelsk
Sider
256
ISBN
9780099914105
Utgivelsesår
1992
Format
20 x 13 cm

Om forfatteren

John Cheever was born in Quincy, Massachusetts, in 1912, and he went to school at Thayer Academy in South Braintree. He is the author of seven collections of stories and five novels. His first novel, The Wapshot Chronicle, won the 1958 National Book Award. In 1965 he received the Howells Medal for Fiction from the National Academy of Arts and Letters and in 1978 he won the National Book Critics Circle Award and the Pulitzer Prize. Shortly before his death in 1982 he was awarded the National Medal for Literature.

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«A master American storyteller»

Time

«In a class by itself, not only among Cheever's work but among all novels I know»

Joseph Heller

«Cheever's deepest, most challenging book»

New York Times

«John Cheever's prose is always a pleasure to read because it is both graceful and governed»

Chicago Tribune

«Cheever writes a restrained, half -mocking hymn to the delusions of comfortable America which is a pleasure to read»

Guardian

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