The Erasers

The Erasers

Paperback - 1964
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Alain Robbe-Grillet is internationally hailed as the chief spokesman for the noveau roman and one of the great novelists of the twentieth century. The Erasers, his first novel, reads like a detective story but is primarily concerned with weaving and then probing a complete mixture of fact and fantasy. The narrative spans the twenty-four-hour period following a series of eight murders in eight days, presumably the work of a terrorist group. After the ninth murder, the investigation is turned over to a police agent, who may in fact be the assassin. Both an engrossing mystery and a sinister deconstruction of reality, The Erasers intrigues and unnerves with equal force as it pull us along to its ominous conclusion. Publisher description.
Publisher: New York : Grove Press, Inc., [1964]
Copyright Date: ©1964
ISBN: 9780802150868
0802150861
Characteristics: 256 pages ; 21 cm
Additional Contributors: Howard, Richard 1929-- Translator

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