Buying Options

Kindle Price: $11.99
includes tax, if applicable

These promotions will be applied to this item:

Some promotions may be combined; others are not eligible to be combined with other offers. For details, please see the Terms & Conditions associated with these promotions.

Deliver to your Kindle or other device

Deliver to your Kindle or other device

Share <Embed>
Kindle app logo image

Download the free Kindle app and start reading Kindle books instantly on your smartphone, tablet or computer – no Kindle device required. Learn more

Read instantly on your browser with Kindle Cloud Reader.

Using your mobile phone camera, scan the code below and download the Kindle app.

QR code to download the Kindle App

The Twenty-Seventh City by [Jonathan Franzen]

Follow the Author

Something went wrong. Please try your request again later.

The Twenty-Seventh City Kindle Edition

3.9 out of 5 stars 101 ratings

Amazon Price
New from Used from

New children's books bundles!
Book bundles for children's growth and development. Shop now

Product description

About the Author

Jonathan Franzen's work includes four novels (The Twenty-Seventh City, Strong Motion, The Corrections, Freedom), two collections of essays (Farther Away, How To Be Alone), a memoir (The Discomfort Zone), and, most recently, The Kraus Project. He is recognised as one of the best American writers of our age and has won many awards. He lives in New York City and Santa Cruz, California. --This text refers to an alternate kindle_edition edition.


  • 'A huge and masterly drama…gripping and surreal and overwhelmingly convincing.' Laura Shapiro, Newsweek
  • 'A novel so imaginatively and expansively of our times that is seems ahead of them.' Richard Eder, Los Angeles Times
  • 'Franzen has managed to put together a suspense story with the elements of a complex, multi-layered psychological novel…A riveting piece of fiction that lingers in the mind long after more conventional pot-boilers have bubbled away.' Peter Andrews, The New York Times Book Review
  • ‘Unsettling and visionary…“The Twenty-Seventh City” is not a novel that can be quickly dismissed or easily forgotten: it has elements of both “Great” and “American”…A book of memorable characters, surprising situations, and provocative ideas.’ Washington Post
--This text refers to an alternate kindle_edition edition.

Product details

  • ASIN ‏ : ‎ B077T2RC1B
  • Publisher ‏ : ‎ Fourth Estate (14 December 2017)
  • Language ‏ : ‎ English
  • File size ‏ : ‎ 1597 KB
  • Text-to-Speech ‏ : ‎ Enabled
  • Screen Reader ‏ : ‎ Supported
  • Enhanced typesetting ‏ : ‎ Enabled
  • X-Ray ‏ : ‎ Not Enabled
  • Word Wise ‏ : ‎ Enabled
  • Print length ‏ : ‎ 532 pages
  • Customer Reviews:
    3.9 out of 5 stars 101 ratings

About the author

Follow authors to get new release updates, plus improved recommendations.
Brief content visible, double tap to read full content.
Full content visible, double tap to read brief content.

Jonathan Franzen is the author of five novels--Purity, Freedom, The Corrections, The Twenty-Seventh City, and Strong Motion--and five works of nonfiction and translation, including Farther Away, How to Be Alone, and The Discomfort Zone, all published by Farrar, Straus and Giroux. He is a member of the American Academy of Arts and Letters, the German Akademie der Kunste, and the French Ordre des Arts et des Lettres.

Customer reviews

3.9 out of 5 stars
3.9 out of 5
101 global ratings

Review this product

Share your thoughts with other customers

Top reviews from Australia

There are 0 reviews and 0 ratings from Australia

Top reviews from other countries

5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars
Reviewed in the United Kingdom on 10 December 2015
Verified Purchase
5.0 out of 5 stars Intriguing
Reviewed in the United Kingdom on 13 March 2017
Verified Purchase
Miss JA Glover
3.0 out of 5 stars Meh
Reviewed in the United Kingdom on 28 May 2013
Verified Purchase
One person found this helpful
Report abuse
Tony Cremin
3.0 out of 5 stars Three Stars
Reviewed in the United Kingdom on 5 November 2016
Verified Purchase
George Achim
2.0 out of 5 stars Interesting, but not unputdownable
Reviewed in Canada on 20 July 2014
Verified Purchase
Report an issue

Does this item contain inappropriate content?
Do you believe that this item violates a copyright?
Does this item contain quality or formatting issues?