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Ravelstein

Author: Saul Bellow
Publisher: New York : Penguin Books, [2015]
Series: Penguin classics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"In time for the centennial of his birth, the Noble Prize winner's moving final novel Deeply insightful, Saul Bellow's moving last novel is a journey through love and memory, an elegy to friendship, and a poignant meditation on death. Told in memoir form, it follows two university professors, one of whom is succumbing to AIDS, as they share thoughts on philosophy and history, loves and friends, mortality and art.  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Psychological fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Saul Bellow
ISBN: 9780143107576 0143107577
OCLC Number: 892041304
Description: xvii, 201 pages ; 20 cm.
Series Title: Penguin classics.
Responsibility: Saul Bellow ; introduction by Gary Shteyngart.

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"In time for the centennial of his birth, the Noble Prize winner's moving final novel Deeply insightful, Saul Bellow's moving last novel is a journey through love and memory, an elegy to friendship, and a poignant meditation on death. Told in memoir form, it follows two university professors, one of whom is succumbing to AIDS, as they share thoughts on philosophy and history, loves and friends, mortality and art. This Penguin Classics edition commemorates the fifteenth anniversary of Viking's first publication of Ravelstein. Featuring a new introduction by Gary Shteyngart, it rounds out the entirety of Bellow's major works in Penguin Classics black spine"--

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