Paul Auster The Music of Chance

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The Music of Chance

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Nashe comes into an inheritance and decides to pursue a life of freedom. He meets Pozzi, a gambler, who exerts a terrible fascination over, him and together they take a desperate gamble. By the author of "The New York Trilogy", "Moon Palace" and "The Invention of Solitude".

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Praise for Music of Chance:
A tour de force about freedom and imprisonment, motion and stasis, order and randomness. . .its story beautifully paced and shaped, its tone powerfully ominous.
The Wall Street Journal
You won t read much better writing anywhere on the lure of the open road and it catches the reader in a surprisingly strong spell. It s further evidence that Auster is one of the few contemporary American novelists whose work is both original and interesting."
The Washington Post
Entertaining, provocative, and resonant. . .Auster can write with the speed and skill of a self-assured pool player, sending one bizarre event ricocheting neatly and unexpectedly into the next.
The New York Times"

Praise for Music of Chance:
"A tour de force about freedom and imprisonment, motion and stasis, order and randomness. . .its story beautifully paced and shaped, its tone powerfully ominous."
-The Wall Street Journal
"You won't read much better writing anywhere on the lure of the open road - and it catches the reader in a surprisingly strong spell. It's further evidence that Auster is one of the few contemporary American novelists whose work is both original and interesting."
- The Washington Post
"Entertaining, provocative, and resonant. . .Auster can write with the speed and skill of a self-assured pool player, sending one bizarre event ricocheting neatly and unexpectedly into the next."
- The New York Times

Praise for Music of Chance:
-A tour de force about freedom and imprisonment, motion and stasis, order and randomness. . .its story beautifully paced and shaped, its tone powerfully ominous.-
-The Wall Street Journal
-You won't read much better writing anywhere on the lure of the open road - and it catches the reader in a surprisingly strong spell. It's further evidence that Auster is one of the few contemporary American novelists whose work is both original and interesting.-
- The Washington Post
-Entertaining, provocative, and resonant. . .Auster can write with the speed and skill of a self-assured pool player, sending one bizarre event ricocheting neatly and unexpectedly into the next.-
- The New York Times

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The Music of Chance is Paul Auster's unsettling tale of chance, gambling and rootlessness, Kafkaesque and quintessentially American at the same time.

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