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'[A] succinct, elegantly written and immensely readable study of the modern literary urban landscape...[a] finely gauged and unfailingly interesting book.' -- Elizabeth Lowry, Times Literary Supplement, February 24 2006 --This text refers to the Hardcover edition.

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Robert Alter is the Class of 1937 Professor of Hebrew and Comparative Literature at the University of California, Berkeley. He is the author of Canon and Creativity: Modern Writing and the Authority of Scripture, published by Yale University Press. --This text refers to the Hardcover edition.

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OF ALL THE TERMS INVOKED to register what the novel does with reality-represent it, reflect it, distort it, invent it, evade it, depending on the critic's approach-the most indispensable and also the most slippery is language. Read the first page
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