Motherless Brooklyn Summary
Jonathan Lethem

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Motherless Brooklyn Summary

Motherless Brooklyn is at once a traditional detective story and a playful send-up of many elements and tropes common to the genre. The first indication that this is the case is the unconventional aspect its narrator, Lionel Essrog, brings to the table. He introduces himself to open the book with a description of his particular ‘quirk,’ which is a fairly severe case of Tourette’s syndrome, which causes him to compulsively...

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