Complete Novels Book by John Cheever

Complete Novels Book by John Cheever

Complete Novels

Published to coincide with editor Blake Bailey s groundbreaking new biography, here are the five novels of John Cheever, together in one volume for the first time In these dazzling works Cheever laid bare the failings and foibles of not just the ascendant postwar elite but also the fallen Yankee aristocrats who stubbornly and often grotesquely and hilariously cling to th Published to coincide with editor Blake Bailey s groundbreaking new biography, here are the five novels of John Cheever, together in one volume for the first time In these dazzling works Cheever laid bare the failings and foibles of not just the ascendant postwar elite but also the fallen Yankee aristocrats who stubbornly and often grotesquely and hilariously cling to their shabby gentility as the last vestige of former glory Complete Novels gathers the riotous family saga The Wapshot Chronicle winner of the National Book Award and its sequel The Wapshot Scandal winner of the William Dean Howells Medal the dark suburban drama Bullet Park a magnificent work of fiction, John Gardner remarked in The New York Times Book Review the prison novel Falconer, a radical departure that met with both critical and popular acclaim and the lyrical ecological fable Oh What a Paradise It Seems A companion volume, Collected Stories and Other Writings, is the largest edition of Cheever s stories ever

Title : Complete Novels
Author :  John Cheever
Language : English
Isbn : 1598530356
Format : Hardcover
Pages : 960 pages

Rating: 4.4

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