Williams, John Stoner: A Novel

ISBN 13: 9780099445098

Stoner: A Novel

Valutazione media 4,26
( su 35.610 valutazioni fornite da GoodReads )
9780099445098: Stoner: A Novel

The son of a Midwestern farmer, William Stoner comes to the University of Missouri in 1910 to study agriculture. He had intended to return home and take over his father's farm - but instead, inspired by the professor of English literature, he remains at the university to teach. Stoner tells of love and conflict, passion and responsibility against the backdrop of academic life in the early 20th century. Powerfully and movingly written, Stoner is a study of a dedicated man relentlessly committed to honesty in himself and in his dealings with others. The truth of one man's unassuming life can rarely have been captured with such skill and beauty.

Le informazioni nella sezione "Riassunto" possono far riferimento a edizioni diverse di questo titolo.

Book Description:

"I was stunned by it... It’s beautifully written in simple but brilliant prose, a novel of an ordinary life, an examination of a quiet tragedy, the work of a great but little-known writer" (Ruth Rendell Guardian)

"A masterpiece of sad lucidity, as moving as it is psychologically compelling" (Peter Kemp Sunday Times)

"It is a remarkably affecting story, told in quiet, unshowy prose" (Stefan Collini Times Literary Supplement)

"In recent times I have owed more to word of mouth than to the statements of reviewers, when it comes to finding my way to rewarding work published or reissued… This is also true, or truer still, of Stoner" (Karl Miller Times Literary Supplement)

"My favourite book of the year...a masterpiece—beautifully written with a rare tenderness and wisdom that will make you want to read it again" (Jonathan Pugh Daily Mail)

Book Description:

'A masterly portrait of a truly virtuous and dedicated man' New Yorker

Le informazioni nella sezione "Su questo libro" possono far riferimento a edizioni diverse di questo titolo.

I migliori risultati di ricerca su AbeBooks


Williams, John
Editore: Vintage/Ebury (a Division of Random (2003)
ISBN 10: 0099445093 ISBN 13: 9780099445098
Nuovi Paperback Quantità: 1
Valutazione libreria

Descrizione libro Vintage/Ebury (a Division of Random, 2003. Paperback. Condizione libro: New. Codice libro della libreria DADAX0099445093

Maggiori informazioni su questa libreria | Fare una domanda alla libreria

Compra nuovo
EUR 113,45
Convertire valuta

Aggiungere al carrello

Spese di spedizione: EUR 3,67
In U.S.A.
Destinazione, tempi e costi