Reflections in a golden eye

Carson Mccullers (Auteur principal)

Livre | Format : Livre poche | Editeur : Penguin Books | Date de parution : 31/01/2008

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A masterpiece . . . as mature and finished as Henry James''s The Turn of the Screw'' Timebr>br>Set on a Southern army base in the 1930s, Reflections in a Golden Eye tells the story of Captain Penderton, a bisexual whose life is upset by the arrival of Major Langdon, a charming womanizer who has an affair with Penderton''s tempestuous and flirtatious wife, Leonora. Upon the novel''s publication in 1941, reviewers were unsure of what to make of its relatively scandalous subject matter. But a critic for Time magazine wrote, "In almost any hands, such material would yield a rank fruitcake of mere arty melodrama. But Carson McCullers tells her tale with simplicity, insight, and a rare gift of phrase." Written during a time when McCullers''s own marriage to Reeves was on the brink of collapse>

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EAN 9780141184456
ISBN 0141184450
Contributeurs Carson Mccullers (Auteur principal)
Format Livre poche
Support Non
Éditeur Penguin Books
Collection Modern classics
Langue Français
Largeur 12.9 cm
Longueur 19.8 cm
Épaisseur 9 mm
Poids 0.093 kg
Impression à la demande Non
Catégories Livres, Romans

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