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  • Paperback: 400 pages
  • Publisher: VINTAGE ARROW - MASS MARKET; 1 edition (4 May 2001)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 9780099282198
  • ISBN-13: 978-0099282198
  • ASIN: 0099282194
  • Product Dimensions: 12.9 x 2.4 x 19.8 cm
  • Boxed-product Weight: 272 g
  • Average Customer Review: Be the first to review this item
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 51,004 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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"The Human Stain pulses with the strengths that make Roth a prime contender for the status of the most impressive novelist now writing in and about America" (Sunday Times)

"An extraordinary book - bursting with rage, humming with ideas, full of dazzling sleights of hand'" (Sunday Telegraph)

"One of his very best... There are passages of such sustained brilliance here that I found myself going over them again and again in gaping disbelief. An extraordinary book - bursting with rage, humming with ideas, full of dazzling sleights of hand" (Sunday Telegraph)

"A novel so furious in its telling, with a plot so intricate in its construction that it is infused with a kind of diabolic joy. A masterpiece" (Mail on Sunday)

"[A] tender, shocking and incendiary story on the failure of the American dream refracted through the prism of race" (Arifa Akbar Guardian)

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'The work of a genius at full throttle' Sunday Telegraph

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