The Anatomy Lesson

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Juni 2005



Writer Nathan Zuckerman develops a mysterious painful affliction making it impossible to write. He embarks on a trek from one doctor to another to find a cure, but no-one can assuage it. A comic masterpiece and brilliant finale to the Zuckerman trilogy.


In 1997, Philip Roth won the Pulitzer Prize for American Pastoral. In 1998 he received the National Medal of Arts at the White House and in 2002 the highest award of the American Academy of Arts and Letters, the Gold Medal in Fiction, previously awarded to John Dos Passos, William Faulkner and Saul Bellow, among others. He has twice won the National Book Award and the National Book Critics Circle Award. He has won the PEN/Faulkner Award three times. In 2005 The Plot Against America received the Society of American Historians' Prize for "the outstanding historical novel on an American theme for 2003-2004." Recently Roth received PEN's two most prestigious prizes: in 2006 the PEN/Nabokov Award 'for a body of work...of enduring originality and consummate craftmanship' and in 2007 the PEN/Saul Bellow Award for achievement in American Fiction, given to a writer whose 'scale of achievement over a sustained career...places him or her in the highest rank of American literature.' Roth is the only living American writer to have his work published in a comprehensive, definitive edition by the Library of America. The last of the eight volumes is scheduled for publication in 2013.


"Roth has a genius for the comedy of entrapment...He writes America's most raucously funny novels" The Time "This is a beautifully worked and comic novel by a writer at the height of his powers" Sunday Telegraph "One of the most intelligent and energetic of American writers" New Yorker "The finest, boldest and funniest piece of fiction which Philip Roth has yet produced" Spectator "One of Roth's most unsparing and revealing books - forceful and startling" Newsday
EAN: 9780099476610
ISBN: 0099476614
Untertitel: 'Vintage Books'. New ed. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: Random House UK Ltd
Erscheinungsdatum: Juni 2005
Seitenanzahl: 291 Seiten
Format: kartoniert
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