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Exit ghost

Philip Roth

Exit ghost

by Philip Roth

  • 348 Want to read
  • 32 Currently reading

Published by Viking Canada in Toronto .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Zuckerman, Nathan (Fictitious character) -- Fiction,
  • Self-actualization (Psychology) -- Fiction,
  • Novelists -- Fiction

  • Edition Notes

    StatementPhilip Roth.
    GenreFiction.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3568.O855 E95 2007
    The Physical Object
    Pagination292 p.
    Number of Pages292
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20036517M
    ISBN 100670067296
    ISBN 109780670067299

      Alan Cheuse reviews Philip Roth's new novel Exit Ghost, the latest and last in a series featuring New England writer Nathan Zuckerman that began in In his final appearance, Zuckerman returns. Exit Ghost (eBook): Roth, Philip: Like Rip Van Winkle returning to his hometown to find that all has changed, Nathan Zuckerman comes back to New York, the city he left eleven years before. Alone on his New England mountain, Zuckerman has been nothing but a writer: no voices, no media, no terrorist threats, no women, no news, no tasks other than his work and the enduring .

      Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. Exit ghost by Philip Roth, , Vintage International edition, in English - 1st Vintage International :   With Exit Ghost, Roth is obviously aiming for closure. He has bound the new novel closely, in both title and plot, to The Ghost Writer, the firecracker of a .

    Exit Ghost review. In , Philip Roth won the Pulitzer Prize for American Pastoral, his soaring lament on the was the first installment of Roth’s American trilogy, in which he dissected post-war America with penetrating intellect, pathos, and : Chanan Tigay. Exit Ghost is the ninth Nathan Zuckerman novel and, according to Philip Roth and his publishers, it will be the last. We have seen Zuckerman as a young author in his mid-twenties, anxious to be taken seriously, enamored with the writing lifestyle of Lonoff, a forgotten Jewish short story author.


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Exit Ghost is a literary puzzle palace in which the narrator, Nathan Zuckerman, struggles with his own ghost, the ghost of a writer he admired, E.I. Lonoff, and late in the book, the ghost of George Plimpton. Perhaps the best line in the book has to Exit ghost book with describing fiction as rumination in narrative form not as representation/5.

In "Exit Ghost" Roth asks, analyzes and attempts to answer these questions. As is the case with Roth's Zuckerman books, some people will read "Exit Ghost" with a focus on trying to determine how many of the conditions and events Zuckerman describes actually apply to Roth.

While this may amuse and intrigue some, it is not at all an important issue/5(87). A Mobius striptease in written form, Philip Roth’s new novel, “Exit Ghost,” is purportedly his long-running character Nathan Zuckerman’s new Author: Clive James. Exit Ghost by Philip Roth pp, Jonathan Cape, £ After 30 years and nine books, how do you kill off an alter ego.

Philip Roth has been playing games with false selves from the beginning of. Exit Ghost delivers pages of great, sad power.”—The Washington Post Book World“This book is latter-day Roth at his intricately thoughtful best.”—The New York Times Book Review“Even in the face of death these characters are vivid and alive Roth is without a doubt one of the greatest living American writers, if not the greatest/5(87).

The Paperback of the Exit Ghost by Philip Roth at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 or more. Due to COVID, orders may be delayed. Thank Exit ghost book for your patience. He twice won the National Book Award, the PEN/Faulkner Award, and the National Book Critics Circle Award/5(27). Do you think Exit Ghost needs a follow-up book.

Why or why not. No 1 person found this helpful Overall 1 out of 5 stars. Mary Ann; Boring, Liberal Diatribe Listening to this book is akin to root canal at the dentist,it is a Bush bashing, hate Republican values book, and should be advertised as a political is dull, boring and.

The information about Exit Ghost shown above was first featured in "The BookBrowse Review" - BookBrowse's online-magazine that keeps our members abreast of notable and high-profile books publishing in the coming weeks.

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If you are the publisher or author of this book and. "Exit Ghost" is the second Philip Roth book that I've read. I read the first, "Everyman," a few months ago, and it convinced me that I'd been foolishly wrongheaded about not reading Roth earlier in my life.

I had falsely believed that his male-centered themes and characters might hold no interest for me, a woman who came of age during the s 5/5(5). Philip Roth’s 28th book is, it seems, the final novel in the Zuckerman series, which began in with The Ghostwriter. Exit Ghost Philip Roth, Author.

Houghton Mifflin $26 (p) ISBN Get this from a library. Exit ghost. [Philip Roth] -- After eleven years of solitude working on his New England mountain as a writer, Nathan Zuckerman returns to New York to confront a turbulent city in the wake of Septem as well as the aging Amy.

Find books like Exit Ghost from the world’s largest community of readers. Goodreads members who liked Exit Ghost also liked: Ravelstein, Diary of a Bad Y. ‘Exit Ghost’ By Philip Roth. Oct. 7, "I heard a writer on television say that the characters take over the book and write it themselves.

Is that true?" He. Exit Ghost is a complex and sometimes disturbing exploration of the line between truth and fiction, the essence of the writing life and the nature of literary fame. It bears all the familiar hallmarks of Roth's fiction: lush and sinuous prose, unsparing insights into his characters' interior lives and a psychological acuity that is at times as.

Exit Ghost delivers pages of great, sad power.”—The Washington Post Book World“This book is latter-day Roth at his intricately thoughtful best.”—The New York Times Book Review“Even in the face of death these characters are vivid and alive Roth is without a doubt one of the greatest living American writers, if not the greatest.

Philip Roth's newest novel, Exit Ghost, is his ninth and final Nathan Zuckerman book. The series began in with The Ghost Writer; a compendium, Zuckerman Bound, is now available. Roth, author. Exit Ghost is a novel by Philip Roth. It is the ninth, and Roth says his last, novel featuring Nathan Zuckerman.

Reviews. Any book may be returned for any reason within two weeks of receipt for a full refund of the purchase price with prior notice.

Shipping in US is by either USPS priority or media mail at buyer's option; outside of US Book Edition: First Edition. Get this from a library. Exit ghost. [Philip Roth] -- Like Rip Van Winkle returning to his hometown to find that all has changed, Nathan Zuckerman comes back to New York, the city he left 11 years ago.

Alone on his New England mountain, Nathan has been. Septem • Philip Roth's newest novel, Exit Ghost, is his ninth and final Nathan Zuckerman book. The series began in with The Ghost Writer ; a compendium, Zuckerman Bound, is now.

Exit Ghost, which derives its title from a stage direction in Hamlet (pr. ), is the ninth and, according to Roth, final Zuckerman novel. Zuckerman is the narrator, and, mindful of. One of the most oddly memorable passages in Exit Ghost is a tribute to the late George Plimpton, the participatory journalist and Paris Review editor whose rich life throws into high relief Zuckerman’s abundant failures.

Kliman, a grasping caricature of Zuckerman’s younger self, describes the older man’s legacy in these contemptuous terms.Exit Ghost (Book): Roth, Philip: Baker & TaylorAfter eleven years of solitude working on his New England mountain as a writer, Nathan Zuckerman returns to New York to confront a turbulent city in the wake of September 11; the erotic challenge of the alluring Jamie; the aging Amy Bellette, one-time muse and companion to his first literary hero, E.

I. Lonoff; and Lonoff's determined. The following version of this book was used to create this study guide: Roth, Philip. Exit Ghost. New York: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, The novel takes place in the year Successful novelist Nathan Zuckerman is now 71 years old.

About a decade ago, he moved from New York City to the small.