The Adventures Of Augie March

Download or Read eBook The Adventures Of Augie March PDF written by Saul Bellow and published by Odyssey Editions. This book was released on 2010-07-21 with total page 608 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle.
The Adventures Of Augie March

Book Synopsis The Adventures Of Augie March by : Saul Bellow

The great novel of the American dream, of “the universal eligibility to be noble,” Saul Bellow’s third book charts the picaresque journey of one schemer, chancer, romantic, and holy fool: Augie March. Awarded the National Book Award in 1953, The Adventures of Augie March remains one of the classics of American literature. An impulsively active, irresistibly charming and resolutely free-spirited man, Augie March leaves his family of poor Jewish immigrants behind and sets off in search of reality, fulfillment, and most importantly, love. During his exultant quest, he latches on to a series of dubious schemes – from stealing books and smuggling immigrants to training a temperamental eagle to hunt lizards – and strong-minded women – from the fiery, eagle-owning Thea Fenchel, to the sneaky and alluring Stella. As Augie travels from the depths of poverty to the peaks of worldly success, he stands as an irresistible, poignant incarnation of the American idea of freedom. Written in the cascades of brilliant, biting, ravishing prose that would come to be known as “Bellovian,” The Adventures of Augie March re-wrote the language of Saul Bellow’s generation.

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  • Publisher – Odyssey Editions
  • Total Pages – 608
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  • ISBN-10 – 9781623730024
  • ISBN-13 – 1623730023

Dangling Man

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Dangling Man

Book Synopsis Dangling Man by : Saul Bellow

Expecting to be inducted into the army, Joseph has given up his job and carefully prepared for his departure to the battlefront. When a series of mix-ups delays his induction, he finds himself facing a year of idleness. Dangling Man is his journal, a wonderful account of his restless wanderings through Chicago's streets, his musings on the past, his psychological reaction to his inactivity while war rages around him, and his uneasy insights into the nature of freedom and choice.

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  • Publisher – Penguin UK
  • Total Pages – 191
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  • ISBN-10 – 9780141389301
  • ISBN-13 – 0141389303

More Die of Heartbreak

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More Die of Heartbreak

Book Synopsis More Die of Heartbreak by : Saul Bellow

In More Die of Heartbreak, our erratic narrator explains to his audience that he must abandon Paris for the Midwest. Of course, Kenneth merely wants to be closer to his beloved uncle, the world-famous botanist Benn Crader, to receive the older man’s worldly wisdom. The mercurial Benn, however, struggles to put down roots himself, constantly departing for the forests of India, the mountains of China, the jungles of Brazil, or even the Antarctic. Why does he travel so much? Submerging himself in botanical studies seem insufficient, and he hunts relentlessly for more carnal satisfaction. More Die of Heartbreak has all the humor of a French farce, and all the brooding darkness of a Hitchcock film. From this tragicomedy Bellow unravels a brilliant and sinister examination of contemporary sexuality, asking why even the most noble pursuits often end in mundane disillusionment.

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  • Publisher – Odyssey Editions
  • Total Pages – 309
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  • ISBN-10 – 9781623730369
  • ISBN-13 – 1623730368

Collected Stories

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Collected Stories

Book Synopsis Collected Stories by : Saul Bellow

This is the definitive collection of short stories by Saul Bellow. Abundant, precise, various, rich and exuberant, the stories display the stylistic and emotional brilliance which characterizes this master of prose. Some stories recount the events of a single day, some are contained in a wider frame; each story is a characteristic combination of observation and a celebration of humanity.

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  • Total Pages – 772
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  • ISBN-10 – 9780141389295
  • ISBN-13 – 014138929X

The Victim

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The Victim

Book Synopsis The Victim by : Saul Bellow

It's sweltering summer in New York City, and Asa Leventhal is alone. His co-workers ignore or condescend to him, his wife is away with her mother, and his estranged brother has run off, abandoning his wife and two sons. One night, Leventhal is confronted by a stranger--'one of those guys who want you to think they can see to the bottom of your soul'--who reveals himself to be a marginal figure from his distant past. Leventhal, accused of ruining the man's life, becomes shocked and dismissive, vehemently denying any part in the man's unhappy lot. But as time passes, he is increasingly unable to separate his own good fortune from the bad luck of this down-and-out stranger, who will not leave him be. A brief, haunting rumination on the vagaries of fate and responsibility, The Victim is, in the words of Norman Rush, Saul Bellow's "purest creation."

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  • Total Pages – 260
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  • ISBN-10 – 9781623730192
  • ISBN-13 – 1623730198