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by Jonathan Dee
Author: Jonathan Dee
Publisher: Random House Trade Paperbacks (August 6, 2013)
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A Thousand Pardons is that rare thing: a genuine literary thriller.
Ships from and sold by newbooksonly. A Thousand Pardons is that rare thing: a genuine literary thriller. Eerily suspenseful and packed with dramatic event, it also offers a trenchant, hilarious portrait of our collective longing for authenticity in these overmediated times. Jennifer Egan, Pulitzer Prize–winning author of A Visit from the Goon Squad Hugely enjoyable. Dee is a snappy, cinematic writer. A Thousand Pardons moves fast.
Praise for A Thousand Pardons A Thousand Pardons is that rare thing: a genuine literary thriller. Jennifer Egan, Pulitzer Prize–winning author of A Visit from the Goon Squad. It’s a mere 200 or so pages, and it packs a lot of turns of fate within there.
But in A Thousand Pardons, absolution is almost automatic, and therefore unsatisfying. People are quick to judge," Helen declares at one point, and "they are quick to condemn, but that's mostly because their ultimate desire is to forgive. I'm not sure this is true: there is more to narratives of rise and fall than the novel wants to explore, including penalties for hubris. Dee keeps all three of his protagonists sympathetic, which makes this an engaging read, and he writes with a cool precision and light touch.
A Thousand Pardons book. For readers of Jonathan Franzen and Richard Russo, Jonathan Dee’s novels are masterful works of literary fiction. In this sharply observed tale of self-invention and public scandal, Dee raises a trenchant question: what do we really want when we ask for forgiveness? Once a privileged and loving couple, the Armsteads have now reached a breaking point. Ben, a partner in a For readers of Jonathan Franzen and Richard Russo, Jonathan Dee’s novels are masterful works of literary fiction.
A Thousand Pardons: A Novel. In that spirit I'm going to forgive Jonathan Dee for making me like a book I had no business liking. The characters are big jerks. The ending is somewhat vague. Written by Jonathan Dee. Narrated by Mark Deakins. For readers of Jonathan Franzen and Richard Russo, Jonathan Dee's novels are masterful works of literary fiction.
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hing was obvious to Helen about any of this. She just kept trailing behind Yvette, who was the office manager and who looked like a catalogue model, nodding and making noises of assent and wishing that the needlessly comprehensive tour of Malloy Worldwide’s facilities would terminate at Helen’s own desk, which she was eager to get behind and gather herself a little. by Jonathan Dee. Details. Author Jonathan Dee Publisher Random House Publication Date 2013-03-12 Section New Hardcover - Fiction. Type New Format Hardcover ISBN 9780812993219.
Jonathan Dee is the author of six novels, including A Thousand Pardons, Palladio, and The Privileges, which was a finalist for the 2010 Pulitzer Prize and winner of the 2011 Prix Fitzgerald and the St. Francis College Literary Prize.