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The zone of interest : a novel / Martin Amis

Publication | Library Call Number: PR6051.M5 Z44 2014
Book cover

"From one of England's most renowned authors, an unforgettable new novel that provides a searing portrait of life-and, shockingly, love-in a concentration camp. Once upon a time there was a king, and the king commissioned his favorite wizard to create a magic mirror. This mirror didn't show you your reflection. It showed you your soul-it showed you who you really were. The wizard couldn't look at it without turning away. The king couldn't look at it. The courtiers couldn't look at it. A chestful of treasure was offered to anyone who could look at it for sixty seconds without turning away. And no one could. The Zone of Interest is a love story with a violently unromantic setting. Can love survive the mirror? Can we even meet each other's eye, after we have seen who we really are? In a novel powered by both wit and pathos, Martin Amis excavates the depths and contradictions of the human soul"-- Provided by publisher.

Format
Book
Author/Creator
Amis, Martin.
Published
New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2014
Language
English
External Link
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Edition
First United States edition
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