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Titre : LOVE IN THE RUINS: THE ADVENTURES OF A BAD ...
Éditeur : Farrar, Straus & Giroux ., New York
Date d'édition : 1971
Reliure : Hardcover
Etat de la jaquette : Dust Jacket Included
Edition : 1st Edition
Octavo, cloth. First edition. "Set about a decade in the future with U.S. politics polarized towards the two extremes of Right and Left." - Gerber, Utopian Fantasy (1973), p. 162. The author's third novel, a National Book Award nominee. Anatomy of Wonder (2004) II-847. Sargent, British and American Utopian Literature, 1516-1985, p. 334. Survey of Science Fiction Literature III, pp. 1278-83. A fine copy in fine dust jacket. (#106229). N° de réf. du libraire 106229
Synopsis : Dr. Tom More has created a stethoscope of the human spirit. With it, he embarks on an unforgettable odyssey to cure mankind's spiritual flu. This novel confronts both the value of life and its susceptibility to chance and ruin.
Note de l'éditeur: "A great adventure...So outrageous and so real, one is left speechless." -- Chicago Sun-Times
"A comedy of love against a field of anarchy...Percy is easily one of the finest writers we have." --New York Times Book Review
"Immensely readable, vividly entertaining." --Los Angeles Times
"Brilliant and hilarious...some of the most fascinating characters you'll ever encounter." --Dallas Morning News
"One of the major novels of our time." --Milwaukee Journal
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