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ISBN: 0701174021 / ISBN-13: 9780701174026

A Box of Matches

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  • A Box of Matches (Chatto & Windus) – Hardcover (2003)
    by Nicholson Baker

    A Box of Matches

    Hardcover, Chatto & Windus
    2003
    144 pages

    ISBN: 0701174021
    ISBN-13: 9780701174026

    Here is Nicholson Baker at his obsessive-compulsive best, with humour and observation to die for, but with underlying truths and sadness about the ephemerality of life, the joy of small things, the darkness which is just the other side of everyday life - all human life in a box of matches. This book gets at the real meaning of 'the examined life', and it's unmistakably serious, but also side-splittingly funny. 'It is 4.32 am...' most chapters start similarly...A man gets up earlier and earlier each day, dresses in the dark, ... Show more

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