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Silence, The

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Silence, The

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SKU: 9781529057096 Categories: , Product ID: 71644

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Title: Silence, The
Author: DELILLO DON
Format: HARDCOVER
Publication date: 27/10/2020
Imprint: PICADOR
Price: $30.00
Publishing status: Active

It is Super Bowl Sunday in the year 2022. Five people are due to have dinner in an apartment on the east side of Manhattan. The hosts are a retired physics professor and her husband; they are joined by one of her former students and await the arrival of another couple, delayed by what becomes a dramatic flight from Paris.

In the apartment, talk ranges widely. The opening kickoff is one commercial away. Then something happens and the digital connections that have transformed our lives are severed.

What follows is a dazzling and profoundly moving conversation about what makes us human. Never has the art of fiction been such an immediate guide to our navigation of a bewildering world. Never have DeLillo’s prescience, imagination and language been more illuminating and essential.

ISBN: 9781529057096
Dimension: 216mm X 135mm
Pages: 128

Additional information

Dimensions 216 × 135 mm