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Thirty-nine years after Ragtime, Doctorow is still at it; still ambitious, still sinuous, intimate, conversational (Jane Smiley Guardian)
Mind-bending and brilliant . . . an astonishing range of modes: vaudeville humour, tragic romance, philosophical speculation . . . it fizzes with intellectual energy, verbal pyrotechnics and satiric flair. It is a late-career tour de force (Sunday Times)
Assured and visually striking (Independent)
Ambitious, finely wrought, posing questions that cut to the heart of identity and storytelling (Daily Mail)
[Doctorow] is a brilliant, careful observer . . . he has a poet's flair (Times Literary Supplement)
Assured in combining the historical and grand with the ordinary and affecting - this is clearly an E. L. Doctorow novel . . . For more than five decades, Doctorow has written novels that jolt American history to life (New Statesman)
A sort of Portnoy's Complaint for the brain. Funny, thought-provoking and profound. (Financial Times)
A literary imagination that is still probing its capacities. Doctorow, in his ninth decade, is clearly not happy to rest on those considerable laurels (Telegraph)
The brilliant new novel by an American masterSee all Product Description
I read it in One Go, and didn't want it to end. Superbly wrought.Published 7 months ago by Euphemia
I'm 35% into this book and I just don't get it!! The book I read prior to this was The Book Thief and I loved it, couldn't put it down. I almost dread going to bed! Read morePublished 19 months ago by Staran