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Miss Lonelyhearts & The Day of the Locust
Miss Lonelyhearts The Day of the Locust
Author: Nathanael West
Two novels by Nathanael West. Miss Lonelyhearts was a newspaper reporter, so named because he had been assigned to write the agony column, to answer the letters from Desperate, Sick-of-it-all, Disillusioned. A joke at first, but then he was caught up, terrifyingly, in a vision of suffering, and he sought a way out, turning first here , they th...  more »
ISBN: 57910
Pages: 185
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Publisher: New Directions
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A review from F. Scott Fitzgerald: "The Day of the Locust has scenes of extraordinary power. Especially I was impressed by the pathological crowd at the premier, the character and handling of the aspirant actress and the uncanny almost medieval feeling of some of his Hollywood background set off by those vividly drawn grotesques."


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