Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - no Kindle device required.
To get the free app, enter your mobile phone number.
|Print List Price:||£5.50|
Save £0.51 (9%)
Amazon Media EU S.à r.l.
This price was set by the publisher.
Three Lives (Penguin Modern Classics) Kindle Edition
|New from||Used from|
|Kindle Edition, 30 Aug 1990||
Kindle Daily Deals: Books from 99p
Sign-up to the Kindle Daily Deal email newsletter to discover daily deals from 99p.
Customers who bought this item also bought
What other items do customers buy after viewing this item?
Top Customer Reviews
All the stories are based in Bridgepoint USA within the mainly German community. As they are quite short I won't say too much.
`The Good Anna' - Cezanne
Anna Federner, single in her twenties, is a forthright thinking housekeeper for Miss Matilda. Her friend is widow Mrs Lehntman who helps out women in trouble. Anna bounces between other families, eg Dr Shonjen, and friends as she tries to impose her will on them.Read more ›
After having heard about this book for years from a dear Stein-devotee pal, I gave it a try. I must say that, not only was I disappointed in the so-called language experimentation, but I was just plain bored. I did not find the characters interesting; I did not get taken into their world view by the stream-of-consciousness writing style that is Stein's trademark; I did not feel like I learned anything. What truly convinced my pal that I am an artistic philistine - and I guess I am in her measure - is that I vastly preferred The Autobiography of Alice B Toklas, which was written for a popular audience (this is, clearly written and not with all the obscure and in my view idioitic word play).
Oh well, this review will no doubt get many "unhelpful" votes, but then, at least I looked at it honestly and and naively and gave it the effort an avant-garde classic deserves. NOT RECOMMENDED.
Most Helpful Customer Reviews on Amazon.com (beta)
Look for similar items by category
- Books > Fiction > Classics
- Books > Fiction > Short Stories
- Kindle Store > Kindle eBooks > Literature & Fiction > Classics > Short Stories
- Kindle Store > Kindle eBooks > Literature & Fiction > Contemporary Fiction > Short Stories
- Kindle Store > Kindle eBooks > Literature & Fiction > Short Stories > Single Authors
- Kindle Store > Kindle eBooks > Literature & Fiction > Women's Fiction > Classics