Motherless Brooklyn is a Jonathan Lethem detective story set in Brooklyn and
published in 1999. Lethem's protagonist, Lionel Essrog, has Tourette syndrome,
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EXCERPT. Motherless Brooklyn By JONATHAN LETHEM Doubleday. Read the
Review. Walks Into. Context is everything. Dress me up and see. I'm a carnival ...
Sep 23, 1999 ... “Motherless Brooklyn”. An author comes up with a new (and brilliant) twist for the
detective novel: A narrator with Tourette's syndrome.
Jan 24, 2000 ... Motherless Brooklyn is a detective novel with a difference. ... In Lethem's native
US, Motherless Brooklyn has been a startling success.
Crime ... With Edward Norton. "Motherless Brooklyn" is about Lionel Essrog, a
detective with Tourette's Syndrome. When his mentor is murdered, he must go
and find the ...
Feb 20, 2014 ... EXCLUSIVE: It may have taken him 15 years to get there, but Edward Norton will
star in and direct Motherless Brooklyn, his scripted adaptation ...
In Motherless Brooklyn, the reader is treated to a gritty interpretation of noir
filtered through an unforgettable narrator—Lionel Essrog. As always, Lethem's
While some of us claim to have a mind-body problem, Lionel Essrog, the anti-
hero of [Jonathan Lethems] Motherless Brooklyn and a sufferer of Tourettes ...
Oct 24, 2000 ... Like some sort of Mendelian hybrid, Lethem's MOTHERLESS BROOKLYN is a
cross between a classic detective story, a satire of that same ...