Saul Bellow, 1915-2005

A Listmania! list by Jason Parkes "We're all Frankies'" (Worcester, UK)
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The Dangling Man (Penguin Twentieth Century Classics)
1.  The Dangling Man (Penguin Twentieth Century Classics) by Saul Bellow
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  "The morose WWII-related debut novel, with an introduction by Salman Rushdie"
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The Victim (Penguin Twentieth Century Classics)
2.  The Victim (Penguin Twentieth Century Classics) by Saul Bellow
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  "A Jewish-American take on Dostoyevksy's 'The Double'"
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3.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3 customer reviews)

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The Adventures of Augie March (Penguin Modern Classics)
3.  The Adventures of Augie March (Penguin Modern Classics) by Saul Bellow
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  "Bellow's first masterpiece- one of the great novels of the American 20th Century"
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4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (12 customer reviews)

Seize the Day (Penguin Modern Classics)
4.  Seize the Day (Penguin Modern Classics) by Saul Bellow
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  "A novella that is sometimes a little too stressed in his canon- the film-adaptation which starred Robin Williams is worth missing-"
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3.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (16 customer reviews)

Henderson the Rain King (Penguin Twentieth Century Classics)
5.  Henderson the Rain King (Penguin Twentieth Century Classics) by Saul Bellow
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  "I'd say this is the second-masterpiece - even if it was namechecked in 'Ally McBeal' !"
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Herzog (Penguin Classics)
6.  Herzog (Penguin Classics) by Saul Bellow
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  "This & 'Augie March' appear to be the novels held in greatest esteem"
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Mosby's Memoirs (Penguin Twentieth Century Classics)
7.  Mosby's Memoirs (Penguin Twentieth Century Classics) by Saul Bellow
The list author says:
  "Like the later 'Him with His Foot in the Mouth', these short-stories are in the recent 'Collected Stories' volume-"
9.24   Used & New from: 0.01

Mr. Sammler's Planet (Penguin Classics)
8.  Mr. Sammler's Planet (Penguin Classics) by Saul Bellow
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  "One that people seem divided on..."
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Humboldt's Gift (Penguin Twentieth Century Classics)
9.  Humboldt's Gift (Penguin Twentieth Century Classics) by Saul Bellow
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  "Seen as the work that secured the Nobel & based on the life of Delmore Schwartz; introduction by Martin Amis-"
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4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (18 customer reviews)

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To Jerusalem and Back: A Personal Account (Penguin Twentieth Century Classics)
10.  To Jerusalem and Back: A Personal Account (Penguin Twentieth Century Classics) by Saul Bellow
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  "I've not yet read this- Bellow's conservative outlook did little for me; but this is a big issue-"
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4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (4 customer reviews)

The Dean's December (Penguin Classics)
11.  The Dean's December (Penguin Classics) by Saul Bellow
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  "Again, another novel that gained a mixed-reception -"
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Him with His Foot in His Mouth and Other Stories (Penguin Twentieth Century Classics)
12.  Him with His Foot in His Mouth and Other Stories (Penguin Twentieth Century Classics) by Saul Bellow
The list author says:
  "See the entry on 'Mosby's Memoirs and Other Stories'"
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4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3 customer reviews)

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More Die of Heartbreak (Penguin Classics)
13.  More Die of Heartbreak (Penguin Classics) by Saul Bellow
The list author says:
  "This is probably a masterpiece too- Bellow returns to his version of the epic. Introduction by Martin Amis, who mentioned it in 'London Fields'"
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Something to Remember Me by
14.  Something to Remember Me by by Saul Bellow
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  "Includes two novellas 'The Bellarusa Connection' & 'A Theft' alongside one of the greatest short-stories ever, 'Something to Remember Me By'"
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It All Adds Up: From the Dim Past to the Uncertain Future (Penguin Great Books of the 20th Century)
15.  It All Adds Up: From the Dim Past to the Uncertain Future (Penguin Great Books of the 20th Century) by Saul Bellow
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  "Excellent collection of essays which give insight into several of his works- one chapter shows 'Something to...' from another angle and the subject of 'Ravelstein' is written about here also-"
10.51   Used & New from: 0.31

The Actual
16.  The Actual by Saul Bellow
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  "Have only read this once, and can't remember much about it. This could be my problem though..."
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3.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (10 customer reviews)

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Ravelstein
17.  Ravelstein by Saul Bellow
The list author says:
  "I'd say this is as good a last-novel as many could write! The final-masterpiece then!"
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Collected Stories
18.  Collected Stories by Saul Bellow
The list author says:
  "& the final collection."
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4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3 customer reviews)

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