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Rodmoor : a romance

Author: John Cowper Powys
Publisher: London : Macdonald and Co., 1974.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : New ed.View all editions and formats
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Adrian Sorio is one of those men fated never to reconcile the warring halves of their own natures. A writer whose great book is to demonstrate that all life centres on the urge to destroy, he is also the father of a son who means to him youth, renewal, a hope for the future. His realisation of the contradiction between these two attitudes to life, eventually sweeps him through madness to death.
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Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Cowper Powys
ISBN: 0356045323 9780356045320
OCLC Number: 3074493
Notes: Originally published in 1916.
Description: [10], 460 pages ; 21 cm
Responsibility: John Cowper Powys.

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Adrian Sorio is one of those men fated never to reconcile the warring halves of their own natures. A writer whose great book is to demonstrate that all life centres on the urge to destroy, he is also the father of a son who means to him youth, renewal, a hope for the future. His realisation of the contradiction between these two attitudes to life, eventually sweeps him through madness to death.

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