The Master (Paperback)
Scribner Book Company, 9780743250412, 338pp.
Publication Date: May 3, 2005
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Praise For The Master…
"The work of a first-rate novelist artful, moving and very beautiful."
-- The New York Times Book Review
"A spectacular novel."
-- Alice Sebold, author of The Lovely Bones
"A gorgeous portrait of a complex and passionate man."
-- Azar Nafisi, author of Reading Lolita in Tehran
"Tóibín takes us almost shockingly close to the mystery of art itself. A remarkable, utterly original book."
-- Michael Cunningham, author of The Hours
-- John Updike, The New Yorker
"A deep, lovely, and enthralling book that engages with the disquiet and drama of a famous writing life."
-- Shirley Hazzard, author of The Great Fire