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Asterios Polyp

by David Mazzucchelli

Hardcover, 1 v. (unpaged), Random House Inc, List Price: $29.95 |


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Asterios Polyp, its arrogant, prickly protagonist, is an award-winning architect who's never built an actual building, and a pedant in the midst of a spiritual crisis. After the structure of his own life falls apart, he runs away to try to rebuild it into something new.