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Deception

Roth, Philip

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ISBN 10: 0224030000 / ISBN 13: 9780224030007
Editorial: Jonathan Cape, Great Britain, 1990
Condición: Fine Encuadernación de tapa dura
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This is a true first edition / first printing, with the words 'First published in Great Britain 1990' on the copyright page. Nice condition. Text block could be whiter. A stunning tale of married love, and adultury, by the renowned American author of 'Goodbye Columbus' and 'Portnoy's Complaint'. We protect all our books with a removable plastic cover, and send them with care. N° de ref. de la librería 001132

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Título: Deception

Editorial: Jonathan Cape, Great Britain

Año de publicación: 1990

Encuadernación: Hard Cover

Condición del libro:Fine

Condición de la sobrecubierta: Fine

Edición: First Edition

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A famous writer, named Philip, and his mistress meet in a room without a bed. They talk, they play games with each other, they have sex, they tell lies. DECEPTION, Philip Roth's most poignant and provocative work since Portnoy's Complaint, explores adultery and the unmasking of illicit lovers in a novel that exposes the tenderness and uncertainty underlying all affairs of the heart.

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"With the lover everyday life recedes," Roth writes--and exhibiting all his skill as a brilliant observer of human passion, he presents in Deception the tightly enclosed world of adulterous intimacy with a directness that has no equal in American fiction. At the center of Deception are two adulterers in their hiding place. He is a middle-aged American writer named Philip, living in London, and she is an articulate, intelligent, well-educated Englishwoman compromised by a humiliating marriage to which, in her thirties, she is already nervously half-resigned. The book's action consists of conversation--mainly the lovers talking to each other before and after making love. That dialogue--sharp, rich, playful, inquiring, "moving," as Hermione Lee writes, "on a scale of pain from furious bafflement to stoic gaiety"--is nearly all there is to this book, and all there needs to be.

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