THE SILENCE

À propos

From one of America''s greatest writers, The Silence is a timely and compelling novel about what happens when an unpredictable crisis strikes. 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 Don DeLillo''s prescience, imagination and language been more illuminating and essential.



  • EAN

    9781529057102

  • Disponibilité

    Disponible

  • Nombre de pages

    128 Pages

  • Poids

    400 g

  • Distributeur

    Side

  • Support principal

    Grand format

Infos supplémentaires : Broché  

Don Delillo

Né en 1936 à New York, Don DeLillo est l'auteur de nouvelles et d'une trentaine de romans. En 1985, il reçoit pour Bruit de fond (Babel, 2001) la plus grande distinction américaine, The National Book Award. Deux ans plus tard, Libra (Babel, 2001) l'impose au grand public. En 1991, le PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction lui est remis pour Mao II (Actes Sud, 1992). Don DeLillo est l'un des chefs défile incontestés de la littérature américaine. Actes Sud a publié onze de ses romans et une précédente pièce, Valparaiso (2001, traduction de Dominique Hollier).

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