The Counterlife

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The Counterlife by Philip Roth
Paperback $15.95

Aug 06, 1996 | 336 Pages

  • Paperback $15.95

    Aug 06, 1996 | 336 Pages

Awards

Man Booker International Prize WINNER 2011

National Book Critics Circle Awards WINNER 1987

Praise

"Magnificent…splendid…. I hope The Counterlife felt, as Mr. Roth wrote it, like a triumph, because that is certainly how it reads to me." —William Gass, The New York Times Book Review

"Roth is a comic genius…. In this book (wonderfully sharp, worryingly intense) he is an electrifier." —Martin Amis, The Atlantic

"No other writer combines such a surface of colloquial relaxation and even dishevelment with such a dense load of mediating intelligence…. Roth has never written more scrupulously or, in spots, more lovingly." —John Updike, The New Yorker

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