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Nemesis by [Roth, Philip]
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4.2 out of 5 stars 78 customer reviews

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It's as bleak as much of his recent fiction, but no less powerful (Tatler)

an affecting work with a memorable twist (The Daily Telegraph, Review)

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"Roth's book has the elegance of a fable and the tragic inevitability of a Greek drama."--"The New Yorker"
"An artfully constructed, suspenseful novel with a cunning twist towards the end."--J. M. Coetzee, "New York Review of Books"
"Elegant. . . . Suffused with precise and painful tenderness. . . . Stands out for its warmth." --"The New York Times Book Review"
"Painful and powerful. . . . Somberly but vividly, [Roth] recreates the panic and fear triggered by polio." --"USA Today"
"A perfectly proportioned Greek tragedy played out against the background of the polio epidemic that swept Newark, New Jersey, during the summer of 1944." --"Financial Times"
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"Like a very well-executed O. Henry story. . . . A parable about the embrace of conscience. . . .and what its suffocating, life-denying consequences can be." -Michiko Kakutani, "The""New York Times"
"Yet another small triumph from one of our native artists largest in spirit. And by small Ia

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  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • File Size: 3360 KB
  • Print Length: 290 pages
  • Publisher: Vintage Digital (23 Dec. 2010)
  • Sold by: Amazon Media EU S.à r.l.
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B004GKMTOU
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
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  • Screen Reader: Supported
  • Enhanced Typesetting: Enabled
  • Average Customer Review: 4.2 out of 5 stars 78 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #112,941 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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