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Paul Auster is considered a postmodernist writer. His novels can be categorized under different genres, as, for example, science fiction, picaresque or detective novels. His influences are very wide and come from different sources such as fairy tales, his own unconscious and from a variety of writers, i.e. Nathaniel Hawthorne, Charles Dickens, Franz Kafka or Samuel Becket.