A Special Providence (häftad)
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Häftad (Paperback / softback)
Språk
Engelska
Antal sidor
336
Utgivningsdatum
2008-03-01
Förlag
Vintage Classics
Dimensioner
199 x 130 x 24 mm
Vikt
230 g
Antal komponenter
1
ISBN
9780099518631
A Special Providence (häftad)

A Special Providence

Häftad Engelska, 2008-03-01
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Bobby is eighteen and lost on the battlefields of Europe, stumbling his way through World War II. He has turned out to be the heroic soldier he imagined and his experience of battle principally involves fear and confusion. Back home, his mother Alice puts all her hopes in her son, and dreams of his return and starting a new life for them both. Richard Yates's novel is both tender and ironic as he follows Bobby's adventures and disasters and reflects on the intense but complicated bond between mother and son.
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Yates's trademark blackness does not seem out of place or excessive... the skilful sketches of Prentice's colleagues bring an element of humanity to a sordid and inhumane topic -- Leyla Sanai * www.rocksbackpagesblogs.com * Every good writer I know acknowledges Yates as a master -- Kurt Vonnegut So quotidian, so possible, so plausible, that it is more terrifying to read...than to read of the disasters and massacres of kings * Harper's * Wonderful -- Andre Dubus A beautiful book -- Joan Didion

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Richard Yates was born in 1926 in New York and lived in California. His prize-winning stories began to appear in 1953 and his first novel, Revolutionary Road, was nominated for the National Book Award in 1961. He is the author of eight other works, including the novels A Good School, The Easter Parade, and Disturbing the Peace, and two collections of short stories, Eleven Kinds of Loneliness and Liars in Love. He died in 1992.