Astonishing, a masterpiece, Paul Auster’s greatest, most satisfying, most vivid and heartbreaking novel - a sweeping and surprising story of inheritance, family, love and life itself.
Nearly two weeks early, on March 3, 1947, in the maternity ward of Beth Israel Hospital in Newark, New Jersey, Archibald Isaac Ferguson, the one and only child of Rose and Stanley Ferguson, is born. From that... read more
April 1999, Mount Pleasant, New Hampshire. The body of a young woman, Alaska Sanders, is found on the shore of a lake. The investigation is quickly closed, the police obtain the confessions of the culprit, who kills himself soon after, and of his accomplice.
Eleven years later, however, we discover the case is not really solved. Sergeant Perry Gahalowood, who was conducting the investigation at... read more