Less: A Novel

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Who says you can't flee from your issues? You are a fizzled writer going to turn 50. A wedding welcome touches base via the post office: your beau of the previous 9 years is locked in to another person. You can't state yes--it would be excessively unbalanced-and you can't state no-it would look like thrashing. Around your work area is a progression of solicitations to silly artistic occasions the world over. QUESTION: How would you organize to skip town? Reply: You acknowledge them all. What might perhaps turn out badly? Arthur Less will nearly begin to look all starry eyed at in Paris, nearly tumble to his passing in Berlin, scarcely get away to a Moroccan ski chalet from a Saharan dust storm, inadvertently book himself as the (main) author in-living arrangement at a Christian Retreat Center in Southern India, and experience, on a desert island in the Arabian Sea, the keep going individual on Earth he needs to confront. Some place in there: he will turn 50. Through everything, there is his first love. What's more, there is his last. Since, regardless of every one of these incidents, slips, mistaken assumptions and oversights, "Less" is, most importantly, a romantic tale. A glimmering parody of the American abroad, a rumination on time and the human heart, an ambivalent sentiment of chances lost, by a writer "The New York Times" has hailed as "roused, melodious," "elegiac," "cunning" and in addition "excessively sappy significantly," this novel demonstrates an author at the pinnacle of his gifts raising the shade on our mutual human comic drama.


Weight 0.5 lb.
Height 0.8 in.
Width (Inches) 5.5 in.
Length 8.4 in.
Format Paperback
Sub-Category Gay/ Literary
Content/ Subject Fiction / Humorous
License/ Series Non-license
Grade Level 9th and up
Age 14 years and up
Ean/ASBN 13 9780316316132
Author Greer, Andrew Sean
Publisher (Publication Date) 22-May-2018
Publisher Hachette Trade
Page Count 272

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