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A single man

Author: Christopher Isherwood
Publisher: New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2013. ©1964
Series: FSG classics.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Celebrated as a masterpiece from its first publication, A Single Man is the story of George, an English professor in suburban California left heartbroken after the death of his lover, Jim. With devastating clarity and humour, Christopher Isherwood shows George's determination to carry on, evoking the unexpected pleasures of life as well as the soul's ability to triumph over loneliness and alienation.
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Genre/Form: Fictional literature
Electronic books
Fiction
Psychological fiction
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Isherwood, Christopher, 1904-1986.
Single man
(OCoLC)850926813
Material Type: Document, Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Christopher Isherwood
ISBN: 9781466853348 1466853344 9781446419281 1446419282
OCLC Number: 905447454
Notes: "A novel"--Cover.
Description: 1 online resource (186 pages).
Series Title: FSG classics.
Responsibility: Christopher Isherwood.

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