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The Pritchett century

Author: V S Pritchett
Publisher: New York : Modern Library, 1997.
Series: Modern library of the world's best books.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Modern library edView all editions and formats
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The works of V.S. Pritchett, a British writer born in 1900 who mastered nearly every form of literature--the novel, short fiction, travel writings, criticism and memoir. Portraits of the Amazon and London vie with his reflections on turning eighty.
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Pritchett, V.S. (Victor Sawdon), 1900-1997.
Pritchett century.
New York : Modern Library, 1997
(OCoLC)605191122
Online version:
Pritchett, V.S. (Victor Sawdon), 1900-1997.
Pritchett century.
New York : Modern Library, 1997
(OCoLC)609951395
Named Person: V S Pritchett; V S Pritchett
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: V S Pritchett
ISBN: 0679602445 9780679602446
OCLC Number: 36857068
Description: xxiv, 704 pages ; 21 cm.
Contents: Autobiography. As old as the century : V.S. Pritchett at eighty ; From A cab at the door ; From Midnight oil --
Travel writing. The Appalachian mountains ; From Marching Spain ; From The Spanish temper ; From Foreign faces ; From New York proclaimed ; From Dublin : a portrait ; London ; Amazonia --
Novels. From Dead man leading ; From Mr. Beluncle --
Short stories. Sense of humour ; The evils of Spain ; The oedipus complex ; Things as they are ; When my girl comes home ; The liars ; The Camberwell beauty ; Did you invite me? ; The marvellous girl ; The vice-consul ; The fig tree ; Cocky Olly ; The image trade --
Biography. From The gentle barbarian : the life and work of Turgenev ; From Chekhov : a spirit set free --
Literary criticism. Mark Twain ; Samuel Richardson ; Sir Walter Scott ; Charles Dickens ; George Eliot ; Honoré de Balzac ; Ivan Turgenev ; Henry James ; James Boswell ; Tobias Smollett ; Saki ; George Meredith ; Miguel de Cervantes ; Leo Tolstoy ; Gabriel García Márquez ; S.J. Perelman ; Saul Bellow ; Gerald Brenan ; Molly Keane ; John Osborne ; Salman Rushdie.
Series Title: Modern library of the world's best books.
Responsibility: V.S. Pritchett.
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The works of V.S. Pritchett, a British writer born in 1900 who mastered nearly every form of literature--the novel, short fiction, travel writings, criticism and memoir. Portraits of the Amazon and London vie with his reflections on turning eighty.

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