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SAUL BELLOW's dazzling career as a novelist has been marked with numerous literary prizes, including the 1976 Nobel Prize, and the Gold Medal for the Novel. His other books include The Adventures of Augie March, Herzog, More Die of Heartbreak, Mosby's Memoirs and Other Stories, Mr. Sammler's Planet, Seize The Day and The Victim. Saul Bellow died in 2005.
Malcolm Bradbury was a novelist, critic, television dramatist and Emeritus Professor of American Studies at the University of East Anglia. He was author of many novels, among them: The History Man (1975), which won the Royal Society of Literature Heinemann Prize and was adapted as a famous television series; Rates of Exchange (1983), which was shortlisted for the Booker Prize; The Modern British Novel (1993) and Dangerous Pilgrimages (1995). Malcolm Bradbury was awarded the CBE in 1991 and died in 2000.--This text refers to an alternate Paperback edition.
I am sure the narcissistic angst of Herzog was a major inspiration for Woody Allen. However I am fed up with the dated introspection that this book exemplifies. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Gethin Darklord
I listened to this on the brilliance audio version. Not sure I could have stuck it in print form.
The lead character is a whining arrogant self apologist whose better than... Read more
bellow is widely accepted as one of the great writers of the 20th century, i found this good but easy to put downPublished 5 months ago by Jim..
Some beautiful writing and a compelling protagonist. But definitely not a page turner (unless like me you skip the confusingly cerebral parts).Published 12 months ago by RME
read it 30 years ago and thought it was a great work - now - found it a bit tediousPublished 13 months ago by H N Fletcher
I read this because it is reckoned to be the best novel of one of the greatest US novelists of the 20th century and I am trying to fill that gap in my reading and understand the... Read morePublished 15 months ago by jd