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A fiction-within-a-fiction, a labyrinthine edifice of funny, mournful, and harrowing meditations on the fatal impasse between a man and a woman, My Life as a Man is Roth's most blistering novel.

At its heart lies the marriage of Peter and Maureen Tarnopol, a gifted young writer and the woman who wants to be his muse but who instead is his nemesis. Their union is based on fraud and shored up by moral blackmail, but it is so perversely durable that, long after Maureen's death, Peter is still trying - and failing - to write his way free of it. Out of desperate inventions and cauterising truths, acts of weakness, tenderheartedness, and shocking cruelty, Philip Roth creates a work worthy of Strindberg - a fierce tragedy of sexual need and blindness.

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"A scalding, unique addition to the lasting literature about men and women" ( Newsday)

"A very grand work...in invention, in perception...in coming to grips with the wild inconsistencies of life and art" ( New Yorker)

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'Roth's best.... No writer alive can sustain a full-length novel at as high a decibel level as Philip Roth' Newsweek

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Book Description Vintage. Book Condition: New. 2005. New Ed. Paperback. Peter is a gifted young writer, and Maureen Tarnopol is the woman who wants to be his muse but who instead is his nemesis. Their union is based on fraud and shored up by moral blackmail, but it is so perversely durable that, long after Maureen's death, Peter is still trying - and failing - to write his way free of it. Num Pages: 336 pages. BIC Classification: FA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 196 x 132 x 21. Weight in Grams: 244. . . . . . Books ship from the US and Ireland. Bookseller Inventory # V9780099515319

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