The Dying Animal
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BeschreibungThe arrival of a young Cuban student turns the life of a sixty year-old lecturer upside down in this latest novel from the author of "The Human Stain". "This is a vicious, Furious book, unapologetically not of this age... it is horribly funny and unflinchingly honest" "New Statesman".
PortraitIn 1997, Philip Roth won the Pulitzer Prize for American Pastoral. In 1998 he received the National Medal of Arts at the White House and in 2002 the highest award of the American Academy of Arts and Letters, the Gold Medal in Fiction, previously awarded to John Dos Passos, William Faulkner and Saul Bellow, among others. He has twice won the National Book Award and the National Book Critics Circle Award. He has won the PEN/Faulkner Award three times. In 2005 The Plot Against America received the Society of American Historians' Prize for "the outstanding historical novel on an American theme for 2003-2004." Recently Roth received PEN's two most prestigious prizes: in 2006 the PEN/Nabokov Award 'for a body of work...of enduring originality and consummate craftmanship' and in 2007 the PEN/Saul Bellow Award for achievement in American Fiction, given to a writer whose 'scale of achievement over a sustained career...places him or her in the highest rank of American literature.' Roth is the only living American writer to have his work published in a comprehensive, definitive edition by the Library of America. The last of the eight volumes is scheduled for publication in 2013.
Pressestimmen"A fierce, compacted, sometimes brutal meditation on the passing of time and the meaning of freedom" Daily Telegraph 20020614 "Intense and brilliant... Dazzling and compelling" Sunday Herald 20020614 "A small disturbing masterpiece" -- David Lodge New York Review of Books "Written with Roth's familiar elegance and composure" Sunday Times "A vicious, furious book...it is also horribly funny and unflinchingly honest" New Statesman
Untertitel: Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: Random House UK Ltd
Erscheinungsdatum: Januar 2005
Seitenanzahl: 156 Seiten