Killing Commendatore

Killing Commendatore

eBook - 2018
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The epic new novel from the internationally acclaimed and best-selling author of 1Q84 In Killing Commendatore, a thirty-something portrait painter in Tokyo is abandoned by his wife and finds himself holed up in the mountain home of a famous artist, Tomohiko Amada. When he discovers a previously unseen painting in the attic, he unintentionally opens a circle of mysterious circumstances. To close it, he must complete a journey that involves a mysterious ringing bell, a two-foot-high physical manifestation of an Idea, a dapper businessman who lives across the valley, a precocious thirteen-year-old girl, a Nazi assassination attempt during World War II in Vienna, a pit in the woods behind the artist’s home, and an underworld haunted by Double Metaphors. A tour de force of love and loneliness, war and art—as well as a loving homage to The Great Gatsby—Killing Commendatore is a stunning work of imagination from one of our greatest writers.
Publisher: [S.l.]: Doubleday Canada, 2018.
ISBN: 9780385690706
Characteristics: 608 p.
Additional Contributors: cloudLibrary

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SueBea
Mar 13, 2019

Loved this book. The use of language was extraordinary. The story was captivating and unexpected. Wholeheartedly recommend.

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