Mezzanine - Nicholson Baker Reviews
Description:ISBN 0679725768 / Genre: Fiction / Author: Nicholson Baker / Edition: Reissue / Paperback / 144 Pages / Book is published 1990-01 by ... more
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by - written on 21/03/09, updated on 21/03/09 (Very useful, 170 readings)
While some reach for the narrative stars and construct great epic storylines of high drama and relentless action, others prefer a more low-key, introspective approach. Still other authors go even further in this direction, and it is somewhere here that Nicholson Baker's The Mezzanine fits in, for this is ostensibly about nothing more than one man's lunch hour. Our protagonist, Howie, is in most ways a straightforward everyman, and this is the tale of a day like any other in an office that could be any, anywhere. As such, the "plot" is of minimal importance - it is only significant in as much as it inspires the musings of Howie's mind - for it is inside the ... Read the complete review
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