Moon Palace

Author: Paul Auster

It was the summer that men first walked on the moon. I was very young back then, but did not believe there would ever be a future. I wanted to live dangerously, to push myself as far as I could go, and then see what happened when I got there.’So begins the mesmerising narrative of Marco Stanley Fogg – orphan, child of the 1960s, a quester by nature. Moon Palace is his sto….Read More

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