Travels in the Scriptorium - Paul Auster Reviews
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Pages: 336, Paperback, Picador USA
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by - written on 07/10/09 (Very useful, 41 readings)
Travels in Scriptorium by Paul Auster is in short quite a strange book. To be honest I'm not even sure if strange covers it because after reading the book I'm not even certain if I know what actually happened, although I am reasonably certain that this was probably the intended effect. Either way the book left me more than a little confused and the ending was... well strange. I'd just like to point out at this point that books don't normally confuse me and that I can usually follow most threads without difficulty but on finishing this book I was overcome by the feeling that I wasn't actually certain about what I had just read and this made me want to read it ... Read the complete review
by - written on 22/04/09 (Useful, 44 readings)
The scenario is set in a room, with Mr Blank who has limited memory, and everything in the room is labelled. Thus the mystery unfolds...... Just a nice, clever little read to tickle your brain. Thankfully, it's short and sweet and leaves you pondering darkly on its crafted, open-ended mystery at its centre(s). It's not often that you get the chance to read such a book. You'll find out at the end, so I can't give much away, but just urge you to pick it up. I'd not read any previous Paul Auster books, so have no previous references. Apparently some of the characters feature in his other books. It's a bit similar to 'The Dumb Waiter' ... Read the complete review
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