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"The Diary of a Rapist builds with considerable suspense. The steady succession of entries conveys a sense of frightful change gradually eating away at a person beneath his outer shell. Yet Summerfield’s monstrousness remains human, and as he sinks deeper into madness, he also lives closer to a vision of truth: Society is corrupt; violence threatens at any moment; everyone, friend, foe, and official, lies to us constantly and shamelessly; we must undertake a sacred mission to punish the foulness and sin of the world. The lunatic has a message and tells it with a surprising and perverse force." — Roger Shattuck
"Connell is among the country’s foremost writers." — Peter Matthiessen
"The Diary of a Rapist is a bold and original piece of writing and further emphasizes the importance of Mr. Connell’s talent. He knows all the colors of darkness and the full sound of the heart’s anguish." — The New York Times Book Review
Evan S. Connell is the author of eighteen books, including Deus Lo Volt!, Mrs. Bridge, Mr. Bridge, and Son of the Morning Star. He has received numerous awards, including the Los Angeles Times Book Prize, the Pushcart Prize, a Guggenheim fellowship, and an award in literature from the American Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters. He lives and works in Santa Fe, New Mexico.
A. M. Homes is the author of Things You Should Know, Los Angeles: People, Places, and the Castle on the Hill, Music for Torching, The End of Alice, Appendix A, In a Country of Mothers, The Safety of Objects, and Jack. She has been the recipient of numerous awards, including a Center for Scholars and Writers Fellowship, a Guggenheim Fellowship, National Foundation for the Arts and New York Foundation for the Arts Fellowships, and The Deutscher Jugendliteraturpreis (German Youth Literature Prize).
Description du livre NYRB Classics, 2004. Paperback. État : New. N° de réf. du libraire DADAX1590170946
Description du livre NYRB Classics, 2004. Paperback. État : New. book. N° de réf. du libraire 1590170946
Description du livre NYRB Classics, 2004. Paperback. État : New. N° de réf. du libraire P111590170946
Description du livre NYRB Classics, 2004. État : New. Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service! Summary: Spurned by his wife at home and by superiors at work, a young man sits in his cramped San Francisco apartment during the turbulent 1960s and channels everything around him into a diary that is a perfect record of a world going to pieces. N° de réf. du libraire ABE_book_new_1590170946