Humboldt's Gift (Penguin Classics)

Humboldt's Gift (Penguin Classics)

Saul Bellow


“I imagine it a piece of genius, i believe it The paintings of a Genius, i feel it outstanding, ultimate, and so forth. If there's literature (and this proves there's) this can be the place it’s at.” –John Cheever

Saul Bellow’s Pulitzer Prize-winning novel explores the lengthy friendship among Charlie Citrine, a tender guy with an extreme ardour for literature, and the nice poet Von Humboldt Dleisher. on the time of Humboldt’s dying, Charlie’s lifestyles is falling aside: his profession is at a standstill, and he’s enmeshed in an acrimonious divorce, infatuated with a hugely flawed younger girl, and concerned with a neurotic Mafioso. after which Humboldt acts from past the grave, bestowing upon Charlie an unforeseen legacy that can simply aid him flip his existence around.

This Penguin Classics variation gains an advent by means of Jeffrey Eugenides.

For greater than seventy years, Penguin has been the top writer of vintage literature within the English-speaking international. With greater than 1,700 titles, Penguin Classics represents a world bookshelf of the simplest works all through background and throughout genres and disciplines. Readers belief the series to supply authoritative texts greater by means of introductions and notes through individual students and modern authors, in addition to up-to-date translations by means of award-winning translators.

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