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Lewis Percy

Authors: Brookner, Anita
Publisher: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
BISAC/Subject: FIC019000
ISBN: 9780307826190, Related ISBNs: 0307826198, 0394584465, 0517079305, 0679729445, 9780307826190
Classification: Fiction
Number of pages: 272,
Audience: General/trade
Synopsis: Anita Brookner is justly famous for her elegant, almost Jamesian character studies of women poised on the threshold of life. But in Lewis Percy, she performs a remarkable leap of imaginative empathy in her portrayal of a man torn between the reassuring cloister of the library and the alluring but terrifying world of the senses, a world populated by women who persist in bewildering him.
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