Plexus (Flamingo modern classics)

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9780006547020: Plexus (Flamingo modern classics)

The second book of a trilogy of novels known collectively as "The Rosy Crucifixion". It is autobiographical and tells the story of the early days of Miller's turbulent second marriage, his impoverished life in New York and his first steps towards being a writer.

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Praise for Henry Miller:

‘American literature begins and ends with the meaning of what Miller has done.’ Lawrence Durrell

‘I regard Henry Miller as a master.’ Colin MacInnes

Praise for ‘Sexus’:

‘A huge, sprawling narrative of Miller's life in New York, “Sexus” culminates in a description of an orgy as remarkable for its account of the author's powers of sexual endurance as for its versatility. Interspersed are descriptions of his friends, some of them extremely funny and all of them lively. The lack of inhibition and genteel or moral restraint with which Miller describes these various characters gives “Sexus” a unique vitality. Miler cannot be pompous, a rare virtue, and his honesty is absolute.’ Spectator

About the Author:

Henry Miller was born in Brooklyn, New York. He had a variety of jobs as a young man, including several years working for the Western Union Telegraph Company. During this time, encouraged by June Mansfield Smith, the second of his five wives, Miller began to write. Aside from articles, stories for pulp magazines and prose poems, Miller worked on his first novels ‘Crazy Cock’ and ‘Moloch’, and on the copious notes which would eventually transmute into the notorious ‘Tropics’ books.

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Miller, Henry
Published by Flamingo (1993)
ISBN 10: 0006547028 ISBN 13: 9780006547020
New Paperback Quantity Available: 1
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(Rumford, ME, U.S.A.)

Book Description Flamingo, 1993. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0006547028

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