A Single Man.

Isherwood, Christopher.

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George is an English professor of literature working in California. He is determined to carry on after his lover, Jim, is killed in a car crash. In elegant prose this tells of a day in George's unhappy life, from the moment of waking up to sleeping at night. It evokes '...the unexpected pleasures of life, as well as the soul's ability to triumph over loss and alienation'.


SKU: 9780099541288


The best prose writer in English' Gore Vidal Celebrated as a masterpiece from its first publication, A Single Man is the story of George Falconer, an English professor in suburban California left heartbroken after the death of his lover Jim. With devastating clarity and humour, Christopher Isherwood shows George s determination to carry on, evoking the unexpected pleasures of life as well as the soul s ability to triumph over loneliness and alienation. 'A virtuoso piece of work...courageous...powerful' Sunday Times

Book Details

Author Isherwood, Christopher.
Format PB
Publisher Vintage Publishing
Imprint Vintage Classics
Number of Pages 176
Publish Date 4/02/2010
Catalogue Feb19
Catalogue book number 204