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The Way Through Doors (Original) (Paperback)

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  • Book Subgenre: Literary, Human Qualities + Behavior, Humorous Fiction, Conflicts + Dualities, Literary Genres + Types of Novels, Philosophy, Medicine + Health
  • Edition: Original
  • Language: english
  • Format: paperback
  • Book Genre: Fiction + Literature Genres, Fiction + Literature Themes

Reviewer: Blake Butler, (The Believer)

"[A] stunning sleep-logic lockbox so incantatory in its telling it can change the frame of where you are....THE WAY THROUGH DOORS is an extraordinary godsend, offering a new gift in every line."

Reviewer: Alan Cheuse, (San Francisco Chronicle)

"A delightful prose experiment..., THE WAY THROUGH DOORS plays with plot and language with an ease and skillfulness we don't often find....Ball is a talented new writer whom we ought to watch."

Reviewer: Michael Miller, (Time Out (New York))

"Jesse Ball writes clever, digressive fiction in which the plot forks and mutates into yield multiple new and sometimes interconnected story lines."

"It's a thrilling ride through an alternative New York (think Steven Milhauser on acid)..."

"[T]his Jungian house of mirrors offers riches, including fractured fables whose characters occasionally threaten to burst their archetypal bonds."

"Though literal-minded readers may struggle to follow [the] layers of story, Ball's skill with language and delight in comic absurdity make this an immensely enjoyable, brain-busting experience." (starred review)