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Paul Auster expresses his preference for mysterious clarity over "clever" literary effects -- he hates to be thought of as "clever." The Book of Illusions (Holt) a metaphysical thriller about a mysterious filmmaker, takes him to the extremes of his concerns about popular art and plainspoken mysticism.
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- Paul Auster: author, 'The Book of Illusions'
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