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Gone Tomorrow

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Gone Tomorrow

type:
Book
Current Status:
In Season
author:
74496
publisher:
Overlook
genre:
Fiction

We gave it a B+

George Canaris, the narrator of P.F. Kluge’s sparkling new novel Gone Tomorrow, is a famous writer who takes a job teaching at a small Ohio college — and for the next three decades talks about (but fails to publish) his next big book, a mysterious project that he refers to as ”the Beast.” What, exactly, has Canaris been doing all these years, and what is the nature of the Beast? These are the questions Kluge entertains in this witty and astute tragicomedy about academia and the trajectory of an artist’s life. B+

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