1999
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The Mezzanine is the story of one man's lunch hour. Pondering life's littlest questions - why does one shoelace always wear out before the other? Whatever happened to the paper drinking straw - our narrator interrogates the inner-workings of corporate living as he traipses his way down escalators to the first floor and through the mundaneness of office life. Mixing humour with the existentialism that surrounds all our working lives, The Mezzanine is a classic work of modern American literature.

 

Details

ISBN: 9781783786381
Series: Granta Editions
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 144
Publication Date: 3 Dec 2020
Publisher: Granta Books
Publication City, Country: London, United Kingdom
Dimensions (cm): 19.8(H) x 13(L) x 1.2(W)
Weight (gm): 160

 

Author Biography

NICHOLSON BAKER was born in New York in 1957. He is the author of eight novels, including The Mezzanine, Vox and Room Temperature (all Granta Books), and five non-fiction works, including U & I (also Granta) and Double Fold: Libraries and the Assault on Paper, for which he won the 2001 National Book Critics Circle Award.
The Mezzanine
1999

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