Title THE INVENTION OF SOLITUDE
Book Condition Very Good
Publisher Faber & Faber 1992
0571168620 / 9780571168620
Seller ID RWARE0000030732
'One day there is life...and then, suddenly, it happens there is death'. So begins Paul Auster's moving and personal meditation on fatherhood. The fir st section, 'Portrait of an Invisible Man', reveals Auster's memories and f eelings after the death of his father. In "The Book of Memory" the perspect ive shifts to Auster's role as a father. The narrator, 'A', contemplates hi s separation from his son, his dying grandfather and the solitary nature of writing and story-telling.