The Mezzanine

The Mezzanine

Nicholson Baker


In his startling, witty, and inexhaustibly creative first novel—first released in 1986 and now reissued as a Grove Press paperback—the writer of Vox and The Fermata makes use of a one-story escalator trip because the party for a blinding reappraisal of daily gadgets and rituals. From the standard milk carton to the act of tying one’s footwear, The Mezzanine instantaneously defamiliarizes the regularly occurring international and endows it with crazy and euphoric poetry. Nicholson Baker’s bills of the normal turn into impressive via his sharp storytelling and his unconventional, conversational sort. before everything look, The Mezzanine seems to be a booklet approximately not anything. in truth, it's a tremendous party of items, concurrently demonstrating the worth of mirrored image and the significance of daily human human experiences.

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