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The Angel Esmeralda: Nine Stories (original 2011; edition 2011)

by Don DeLillo

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Title:The Angel Esmeralda: Nine Stories
Authors:Don DeLillo
Info:Scribner (2011), Hardcover, 224 pages
Collections:Your library
Tags:short stories, literature

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The Angel Esmeralda by Don DeLillo (2011)



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A collection of very diverse short stories of experiences on the far outer reach of experience. Left absolutely no impression on me. ( )
  edwinbcn | Apr 23, 2016 |
strange stories with no real ending ( )
  Claudia.Anderson | Feb 7, 2016 |
Brilliant prose, stark unforgettable characters and situations. Haunting. ( )
  ronhenry | Nov 17, 2015 |
A series of short stories connected slightly thematically, well written and thought provoking. ( )
  charlie68 | Feb 15, 2015 |
mentioned him on my blog after reading this: https://christyrodgers.wordpress.com/2015/01/17/books-by-despairing-men/ ( )
  CSRodgers | Jan 29, 2015 |
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Avec ces nouvelles écrites entre 1979 et 2011 , Don DeLilli propose une variation aussi magistrale que singulière sur l'intranquilité à l'œuvre chez l'homme contemprain tentant de s 'adapter à travers une paranoïaque recherche de sens , au sentiment d'insécurité qui gouverne sa vie aussi fragile qu'illisible .
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Collects nine stories written between 1979 and 2011 that chronicle three decades of American life from the perspective of a range of characters, including a pair of nuns in the South Bronx and two astronauts orbiting the Earth.

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