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Bogosian, Eric. MALL. New York City, NY: Simon & Schuster, 2000. Hardcover. First Edition/First Printing. 246 pages. As New/As New. Signed.

The author's breakthrough debut novel. One of the most important literary events of the year 2000. The First Hardcover Edition. Precedes and should not be confused with all other subsequent editions. "If John Cheever lived in America today, watched MTV, and shopped at the mall, he'd probably write like Eric Bogosian. Those feelings of ennui and existential dread that Cheever described in suburban America at midcentury, Bogosian articulates for America at the millennium. Bogosian, whose plays have been critical and commercial successes, has penned his first novel. 'Mall' is set in a generic shopping mall in an unnamed, generic American suburb. It becomes an intersection for five different troubled, angry, and dissolute characters who interact with each other with unexpected results. Bogosian shifts his perspective from character to character as the harrowing story unfolds. The writing is clever, vivid, and infused with very dark humor, sex, and violence. Virtually no detail, no quirk in this horrifying landscape escapes Bogosian's notice and all is woven together in this impressive, frightful work" (Ted Leventhal). A stunning achievement from the acclaimed, cult-status performance artist, actor, and playwright of "Talk Radio", "SubUrbia", and "Griller". A "must-have" title for Eric Bogosian collectors. This copy is very boldly and beautifully signed in black marker on the title page by Eric Bogosian. This title has been out-of-print as a hardcover for a long time and is now collectible. This is one of few signed copies of the First Hardcover Edition still available online and has no flaws, a pristine beauty. A scarce signed copy thus.. One of the most brilliant American writer/performer/artists of the 20th century. A flawless copy. . ISBN 0684857278. $30.00

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