Mystery John Hawkes Travesty

ISBN 13: 9780701121570

Travesty

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A man determines to catapult himself, his daughter, and their poet friend into a fatal crash, an instantaneous occurrence of perfectly contrived accident

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John Hawkes (1925–1998) was a postmodern novelist born in Stamford, Connecticut, and educated at Harvard University. He was noted for his unconventional style and views on the creation of literature and was admired by Flannery O’Connor, Robert Penn Warren, Saul Bellow, Anthony Burgess, Jeffrey Eugenides, and Donald Barthelme.

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“John Hawkes is an extraordinary writer. I have always admired his books. They should be more widely read.”
- Saul Bellow

“There is no doubt that he is one of the very best living American writers, and Travesty one of his most remarkable fictions.”
- Tony Tanner, The New York Times

“A singularly gifted writer.”
- The New Yorker

“One of the steadily brightest (and paradoxically darkest) lights of American letters through our century’s second half, a navigation star for scores of apprentice writers however different their own literary course. One of our most original literary imaginations and masterly prose stylists.”
- John Barth, The New York Times

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