Tintin in the New World by Frederic Tuten

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Tintin in the New World : A Romance ASIN: 0714529788
 

About Frederic Tuten

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Frederic Tuten is the author of Tintin in the New World, The Green Hour, and Self Portraits, among other fiction. He has received a Guggenheim fellowship and an American Academy of Arts and Letters Award for Distinguished Writing. He lives in New York City.
 
Published January 1, 1993 by Marion Boyars. 240 pages
Genres: Science Fiction & Fantasy, Action & Adventure, Literature & Fiction, Comics & Graphic Novels. Fiction

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But Tintin's vision of contentment at his retreat, Marlinspike, is dashed by the decadent Peeperkorn, who reveals Clavdia's history of madness and nymphomania.

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A playfully postmodern novel of ideas centers around the enduringly popular French cartoon character.

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The author's credentials are as immaculate as his studied prose--Tuten ( Tallien ) directs City College of New York's graduate program in literature and creative writing--and the publisher has further ensured the book's toniness with original cover art by Roy Lichtenstein, whom Herge particularly...

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The Independent

There is something declamatory and operatic about the Tintin cartoons: Tuten makes use of this to produce a prose not dissimilar to the melodic cadences of Thomas Mann, healthily corroded at first, like Mann's own work, with irony.

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London Review of Books

‘I was only then becoming aware,’ Calvino wrote (describing his own early literary efforts), ‘of the weight, the inertia, the opacity of the world – qualities that stick to writing from the start, unless one finds some way of evading them.’ In his struggle to break loose from this inertia, he dis...

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