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Innocents and Others: A Novel

Innocents and Others: A Novel

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Longitud: 8 horas

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A pure pleasure to read…
This compulsively readable novel explores philosophical questions about the nature of art — whether art for art’s sake is honesty or pretension — while also providing perceptive insights about love and lifelong friendship.

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From “a major, unnervingly intelligent writer” (Joy Williams)…“rich, funny, learned, and tonally fresh” (Jeffrey Eugenides), comes a novel about aspiration, film, work, and love.

Dana Spiotta’s new novel is about two women, best friends, who grow up in LA in the 80s and become filmmakers. Meadow and Carrie have everything in common—except their views on sex, power, movie-making, and morality. Their lives collide with Jelly, a loner whose most intimate experience is on the phone. Jelly is older, erotic, and mysterious. She cold calls powerful men and seduces them not through sex but through listening. She invites them to reveal themselves, and they do.

Spiotta is “a wonderfully gifted writer with an uncanny feel for the absurdities and sadnesses of contemporary life, and an unerring ear for how people talk and try to cope today” (The New York Times). Innocents and Others is her greatest novel—wise, artful, and beautiful.
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Innocents and Others: A Novel

Acciones del libro

Comenzar a escuchar

Información sobre el libro

Innocents and Others: A Novel

Clasificaciones:
Calificar: 4 de 5 estrellas4/5 (8 calificaciones)
Longitud: 8 horas

Nota del editor

A pure pleasure to read…
This compulsively readable novel explores philosophical questions about the nature of art — whether art for art’s sake is honesty or pretension — while also providing perceptive insights about love and lifelong friendship.

Descripción

From “a major, unnervingly intelligent writer” (Joy Williams)…“rich, funny, learned, and tonally fresh” (Jeffrey Eugenides), comes a novel about aspiration, film, work, and love.

Dana Spiotta’s new novel is about two women, best friends, who grow up in LA in the 80s and become filmmakers. Meadow and Carrie have everything in common—except their views on sex, power, movie-making, and morality. Their lives collide with Jelly, a loner whose most intimate experience is on the phone. Jelly is older, erotic, and mysterious. She cold calls powerful men and seduces them not through sex but through listening. She invites them to reveal themselves, and they do.

Spiotta is “a wonderfully gifted writer with an uncanny feel for the absurdities and sadnesses of contemporary life, and an unerring ear for how people talk and try to cope today” (The New York Times). Innocents and Others is her greatest novel—wise, artful, and beautiful.
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