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At the time of his death, the great poet Von Humboldt Fleischer is a failure, and his friend Charlie Citrine's life has hit rock bottom, in all respects. Then Humboldt acts from beyond the grave, bestowing upon Charlie an unexpected legacy that might just help him turn his life around.
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SAUL BELLOW's dazzling career as a novelist has been marked with numerous literary prizes, including the 1976 Nobel Prize, and the Gold Medal for the Novel. His other books in the Twentieth-Century Classics series include Dangling Man, The Adventures of Augie March, Herzog, More Die of Heartbreak, Mosby's Memoirs and Other Stories, Mr. Sammler's Planet, Seize The Day and The Victim.Synopsis:
A chronicle of success and failure, this work is Bellow's tale of the writer's life in America. When Humboldt dies a failure in a seedy New York hotel, Charlie Citrine coping with the tribulations of his own success, begins to realize the significance of his own life.
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