'Brilliant, deeply shocking' - "New York Review of Books".
Bucky Wunderlick is a rock and roll star. Dissatisfied with a life that has brought fame and fortune, he suddenly decides he no longer wants to be a commodity.
He leaves his band mid-tour and holes up in a dingy, unfurnished apartment in Great Jones Street.
Unfortunately, his disappearing act only succeeds in inflaming interest...DeLillo's third novel is more than a musical satire: it probes the rights of the individual, foreshadows the struggle of the artist within a capitalist world and delivers a scathing portrait of our culture's obsession with the lives of the few. 'DeLillo has the force and imagination of Thomas Pynchon or John Barth, with a sense of proportion and style which these would-be giants often lack' - "Irish Times".
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 256 pages
- Publisher: Pan Macmillan
- Publication Date: 04/03/2011
- Category: Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)
- ISBN: 9780330524896