The Apartment: A Novel

The Apartment: A Novel

A powerful and elegant debut novel about love, memory, exile, and war.

One snowy December morning in an old European city, an American man leaves his shabby hotel to meet a local woman who has agreed to help him search for an apartment to rent. THE APARTMENT follows the couple across a blurry, illogical, and frozen city into a past the man is hoping to forget, and leaves them at the doorstep of an uncertain future-their cityscape punctuated by the man's lingering… (more)

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Most of “The Apartment” is written in carefully modulated sentences appropriately laced with smart disquisitions on architecture and art as we’re led to infer the psychological damage of having “added evil to the world.”

Such a surprisingly compelling read and so apropos; it captures the mood of the current moment and what seems to be a new “lost generation,” one formed not so much by exposure to violence, as immunity to and alienation from it.


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Publisher: Twelve (December 03, 2013)

Parent ISBN: 9781455547715

File size: 490 KB

Language: English


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