Play It as It Lays

Didion, Joan

| 1990

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A ruthless dissection of American life in the late 1960s, Joan Didion's Play It as It Lays captures the mood of an entire generation, the ennui of contemporary society reflected in spare prose that blisters and haunts the reader. Set in a place beyond good and evil---literally in Hollywood, Las Vegas, and the barren wastes of the Mojave Desert, but figuratively in the landscape of an arid soul---it remains more than three decades after its original publication a profoundly disturbing novel, riveting in its exploration of a woman and a society in crisis and stunning in the still-startling intensity of its prose.

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Cecilia Fredriksson



Underbar bok! Nstan en 5:a. Frsta jag lst av Didion och det kommer helt klart bli fler efter denna. Vlskriven och speciell!

Ruth Lezz



Tycker om sprket men handlingen engagerar inte mig.

Emma Fgerlind



Mycket, mycket bra. Didion r en favorit.