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The Floating Opera

The Floating Opera
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ASIN: 
B006LM3490
Pages: 
223
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9

Written when John Barth was 24 years old, The Floating Opera is his first novel, published in 1957. It is a first-person reminiscence of the day Todd Andrews decided to commit suicide. Having picked up some sense of the French Existentialist writers from the postwar Zeitgeist, this novel questions lifes value through the eyes of a 37-year-old man.

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