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A generous selection from the works of the Nobel Prize-winning novelist.

Contents

Introduction by Gabriel Josipovici
Chronology
Bibliography

NOVELS
-Seize the Day (complete)
-From The Adventures of Augie March: The Einhorns
-Henderson the Rain King (complete)
-From Herzog:: A Visit to Ramona; Herzog writes His Last Letters
-From Mr Sammler's Planet: Introducing Mr. Sammler

THREE STOR
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Hardcover, 654 pages
Published November 5th 1974 by Viking Press (first published 1974)
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Alejandro Teruel
Nov 05, 2016 rated it really liked it
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In spite of the fact that Saul Bellow wrote for some thirty years after this book was published, this remains an excellent selection of his work.

The introduction by Gabriel Josipovici is a gem in its own right. Josipovici grasps and conveys the essence of Bellow's major themes and styles, not only up to 1974 but right up to the last fiction he wrote. Amazing!
Jeremy
Aug 14, 2007 rated it it was amazing
Recommends it for: brooders
I am ashamed to admit I did not discover Saul Bellow until I was 23 years old, when I read The Adventures of Augie March -- perhaps the best American novel of all time. Now it's time to get serious: Seize the Day, Henderson the Rain King, three short stories and other novel excerpts all packed into this omnibus. Enough solitary brooding men grappling with life's problems to last a lifetime.
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Saul Bellow was born in Lachine, Quebec, a suburb of Montreal, in 1915, and was raised in Chicago. He attended the University of Chicago, received his Bachelor's degree from Northwestern University in 1937, with honors in sociology and anthropology, did graduate work at the University of Wisconsin, and served in the Merchant Marines during World War II.

Mr. Bellow's first novel, Dangling Man, was p
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