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The Empire Of Lights Robert Grossmith

The Empire Of Lights

Robert Grossmith

Published 1990
ISBN : 9780241130353
Hardcover
240 pages
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From jacket blurb:Interspersing the novel with brilliant and memorable classroom scenes, and spicing it with a unique form of literary criticism, Robert Grossmith has fashioned a magnificent tour de force, blending elements of psychoanalysis withMoreFrom jacket blurb:Interspersing the novel with brilliant and memorable classroom scenes, and spicing it with a unique form of literary criticism, Robert Grossmith has fashioned a magnificent tour de force, blending elements of psychoanalysis with literary conceits. The Empire of Lights is as startling as it is convincing, heralding the major debut of an extremely talented young writer.From contemporary reviews:... an accomplished and enthralling debut... This book is as subtle as the shadows on the wall of Platos cave that seem to be our real life. Andrew Sinclair, TimesComplex, powerfully written and fascinatingly conceived. Paul Golding, Sunday TimesLiterary and psychological patterns diverge and converge fascinatingly. Adam Mars-Jones, TLS... ambitious and promising... recommended reading. Richard Burns, Independent