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Ghosts and The Locked Room are the next two brilliant installments in Paul Auster's The New York Trilogy.
203 pages, Paperback
First published January 1, 1985
Whatever he knew about these things, he had learned from books, films, and newspapers. He did not, however, consider this to be a handicap. What interested him about the stories he wrote was not their relation to the world but their relation to other stories.
In the end, each life is no more than the sum of contingent facts, a chronicle of chance intersections, of flukes, of random events that divulge nothing but their own lack of purpose.
“Nada era real excepto el azar.”