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First Person

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First Person by Richard Flanagan
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Mar 05, 2019 | ISBN 9780525435778

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“A tour de force.” —Joyce Carol Oates, The New York Review of Books

“Enigmatic and mesmerizing.”The New Yorker

“Flanagan writes with a searing truth. . . . First Person is studded with sharp, breath-catching observations about the finite nature of life.” Financial Times (London)

“Deeply compelling. . .Flanagan writes with acute sensitivity.” —The New York Times Book Review

“At a time when our truth is daily contorted, debauched or ignored, we require Flanagan’s artful reminder of the wreckage caused by our unwillingness to say what happened.” The Washington Post
“A sinister fable of identity exchange.” The Seattle Times

“Brilliant. . . . This sonorous, blackly comic novel offers searing insight into our times.” Booklist (starred review)
“[Flanagan] touches on genuine brilliance.” The Australian
“Scathingly funny . . . Also a profound and thought-provoking novel that explores the nature of truth, lies, and fiction.” The Bookseller

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