The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier and Clay by Michael Chabon

The book follows the lives of two Jewish cousins, one a skilled escape artist and the other a talented artist, before, during, and after World War II. They create a popular comic book superhero, which brings them fame and fortune. However, their success is complicated by personal struggles, including the escape artist's attempts to rescue his family from Nazi-occupied Prague and the artist's struggle with his sexuality. The narrative explores themes of escapism, identity, and the golden age of comic books.

The 254th greatest book of all time


Published
2000
Nationality
American
Type
Fiction
Pages
639
Words
216,000
Original Language
English

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