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The Counterlife by Philip Roth

The Counterlife

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The Counterlife by Philip Roth
Aug 06, 1996 | 336 Pages
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    Aug 06, 1996 | 336 Pages

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"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


Man Booker International Prize WINNER 2011

National Book Critics Circle Awards WINNER 1987

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