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Ground Work: Selected Poems and Essays 1970-1979

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A collection of poetry and prose from Paul Auster, the author of "New York Trilogy" and "Moon Palace". The book is divided into two parts. The first part is a selection from the author's volumes of poetry published in America in the 1970s and the second part is a collection of his essays.
Paperback, 226 pages
Published 1990 by Faber and Faber
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Oct 03, 2019 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
**4,5**

Este libro ha sido un maravilloso descubrimiento. Pocos autores tienen el duende y/o talento para escribir muy bien en distintos géneros. Auster es uno de ellos. Sus poemas tienen una energía e imágenes poderosas. Sus ensayos, alejado de tanta crítica literaria, invitan a buscar ese objeto que le llamó la atención, ya sea un libro o una pintura.

Recomendado.
Verónica Laeddis
Jan 11, 2016 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: poetry
He de reconocer que sólo me he leído la parte de poesía (que era la que me interesaba) y ha sido una sorpresa francamente grata. Esperaba toparme con versos "de andar por casa", pero lo que he encontrado es magia.
Con este libro Auster ha conseguido revolucionar a mis Musas y probablemente por eso le he cogido un cariño especial.
Brent Legault
Mar 24, 2008 rated it liked it
This small paperback book sells for a large price on Amazon and I don't understand why. It's more than a little mediocre in my estimation.
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Paul Auster is the bestselling author of Report from the Interior, Winter Journal, Sunset Park, Invisible, The Book of Illusions, and The New York Trilogy, among many other works. He has been awarded the Prince of Asturias Prize for Literature, the Prix Médicis Étranger, the Independent Spirit Award, and the Premio Napoli. He is a member of the American Academy of Arts and Letters, the American ...more