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Seize the day (New ed.)

By: Bellow, Saul Ozick, Cynthia(Introduction by)

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Part of the Penguin Modern Classics series
014118485X / 9780141184852
Paperback
813.52
26/04/2001
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England
Contemporary classics
20 cm xxiv, 118p.
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This ed. originally published: New York: Penguin, 1996.

Fading charmer, Tommy Wilhelm has reached his day of reckoning and is scared.

In his forties, he still retains a boyish impetuousness that has brought him to the brink of chaos: he is separated from his wife and children, at odds with his vain, successful father, failed in his acting career (a Hollywood agent once placed him as the type that loses the girl') and in a financial mess.

In the course of one climactic day, he reviews his past mistakes and spiritual malaise, until a mysterious, philosophizing con man grants him a glorious, illuminating moment of truth and understanding, and offers him one last hope.

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FA Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)

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