The Day of the Locust

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Product Details

Price
$13.95  $12.83
Publisher
New Directions Publishing Corporation
Publish Date
Pages
160
Dimensions
5.0 X 7.0 X 0.6 inches | 0.4 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780811224611
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About the Author

In 1940, when an automobile accident prematurely claimed Nathanael West's life, he was a relatively obscure writer, the author of only four short novels. West's reputation has grown considerably since then and he is now considered one of the 20th century's major authors. Born in New York, West worked as the night manager of the Kenmore Hotel on East 23rd Street in Manhattan, as a contract scriptwriter for Columbia Pictures in Hollywood, and as a screenwriter for RKO Radio Picture.

Reviews

Nathanael West's humor is of course not at the expense of the victim. It is a horselaugh at a world that is too ugly and bitter to be dealt with in any other way.
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