The Facades: A Novel

The Facades: A Novel

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Along the streets of the once-great Midwestern city of Trude, the ornate old buildings lie in ruin. Shrouded in disappointment and nostalgia, Trude has become a place to "lose yourself," as one tourist brochure puts it: a treacherous maze of convoluted shopping malls, barricaded libraries, and elitist assisted-living homes.

One night at Trude's opera house, the theater's most celebrated mezzo-soprano vanishes during rehearsal. When police come up empty-handed, the… (more)

Editorial reviews (1 review)

Lundgren boasts remarkable comic skill, highlighted best when contrasting Trude’s crumbling infrastructure and culture with the endless font of needless capitalism.

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Book Details  

Publisher: Overlook (September 12, 2013)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 272 pages

File size: 482 KB

Protection: DRM

Language: English

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