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The erasers / by Alain Robbe-Grillet ; translated from the French by Richard Howard.

; Howard, Richard, 1929- translator. trl
New York : Grove Press, Inc. ; [1964] .
ISBN 0802150861, 9780802150868

Location Call Number Status Consortium Loan
LIB stacks
PQ2635.O117 E7 Available Request
Van Ness stacks
PQ2635.O117 G6513 1977 Available Request
Standard Title Gommes. English
Other Authors Howard, Richard, 1929-
Subjects Murder -- Fiction.
Police -- Fiction.
Description 256 pages ; 21 cm.
Copyright Date [1964]
Notes A novel.
Translation of: Les gommes.
Summary Alain Robbe-Grillet is internationally hailed as the chief spokesman for the noveau roman and one of the great novelists of the twentieth century. The Erasers, his first novel, reads like a detective story but is primarily concerned with weaving and then probing a complete mixture of fact and fantasy. The narrative spans the twenty-four-hour period following a series of eight murders in eight days, presumably the work of a terrorist group. After the ninth murder, the investigation is turned over to a police agent, who may in fact be the assassin. Both an engrossing mystery and a sinister deconstruction of reality, The Erasers intrigues and unnerves with equal force as it pull us along to its ominous conclusion. Publisher description.
Citation Harger-Grinling, V. Alain Robbe-Grillet, une bibliographie, page 5
Hubin, A.J. Crime fiction, 1749-1990, page 685
Genre Detective and mystery stories.
Mystery and detective fiction
Detective and mystery fiction.
Other Identifiers GP-289 $4.95
Network Numbers (OCoLC)ocm40669872
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat


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