A Day and a Night and a Day

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A Day and a Night and a Day

By Glen Duncan

Ecco Press, Paperback, 9780061240003, 241pp.

Publication Date: January 5, 2010

Description
A stunning new novel....A much better work than John Updike's post-9/11 foray, Terrorist" I defy most readers to put it down. Cleveland Plain Dealer"An extraordinary new work of fiction that theNew York Times Book Review" calls, Bracing and original, A Day and a Night and a Day "by Glen Duncan is a powerful book for our times. The critically acclaimed author of The Bloodstone Papers "returns with a literary blockbuster that examines race, class, sex, death, faith, terror, torture, and modernity with extraordinary insight and intelligence. A Day and a Night and a Day," which salon.com calls, Gripping a puzzle box spring-loaded with surprises, is a monumental feat of exceptional storytelling alive with big characters, huge themes, violence, suspense, and a heart-breaking love story.


Praise For A Day and a Night and a Day

“Duncan can be clairvoyant about how people live now. . . . A Day and a Night and a Day . . . leave[s] you with the sense of having been brushed by something uncanny, so close does Duncan get to saying the unsayable. Bracing and original.”
-New York Times Book Review

“Thrilling, a probe deep into the heart of our age . . . bracing and original.”
-International Herald Tribune

“Imagery is a tool of seduction for Duncan, who is one of England’s best-kept literary secrets. And he wields it brilliantly . . . A Day and a Night and a Day is a triumph.”
-Richmond Times-Dispatch

“A gripping, entertaining read.”
-Orlando Sentinel

“A stunning new novel…I defy most readers to put it down.”
-Cleveland Plain Dealer

“[Glen Duncan’s] paragraphs are nothing less than accomplishments. A DAY AND A NIGHT AND A DAY....delivers an astonishingly heady and warm and enthralling read. This is the good stuff.”
-Charles Bock, bestselling author of BEAUTIFUL CHILDREN

“Gripping…the darkest and most convincing account of the idiocies, insights and horrors of the “war on terror” that I’ve yet read.”
-Salon.com

“This stunning novel contains equal doses of cruelty and beauty, rendered with language so precise that it reaches your nerves with both pain and delight. There are no lukewarm emotions in this novel, only the intensity of people perpetually on the verge
-Dalia Sofer, bestselling author of The Septembers of Shiraz

“Glen Duncan is one of the best English-language writers working today—smart and musical, funny and serious at once. A day and a night and a day is a good estimation of how long it will take you to gulp down this wonderful novel.”
-Darin Strauss, bestselling author of Chang & Eng and More Than it Hurts You

“Grim, violent and paradoxically elegant.”
-Kirkus Reviews

“Duncan’s polished, merciless, and frequently hilarious prose supplies a trove of pleasures all its own.”
-Publishers Weekly

“A meticulously artful book.”
-New York Magazine

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