J R by William Gaddis
(American Literature (Dalkey Archive))

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A great masterpiece by William Gaddis, with a new introduction by Rick Moody.

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William Gaddis (1922-98) stands among the greatest American writers of the twentieth century. The winner of two National Book Awards (for "J R" [1976] and "A Frolic of His Own" [1995]), he wrote five novels during his lifetime, including "Carpenter's Gothic "(1985), "Agap? Agape" (published posthumously in 2002), and his early masterpiece "The Recognitions" (1955). He is loved and admired for his stylistic innovations, his unforgettable characters, his pervasive humor, and the breadth of his intellect and vision.
Published February 7, 2012 by Dalkey Archive Press. 752 pages
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Humor & Entertainment. Non-fiction

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