In this, his much-loved first novel, Leonard Cohen etches the youth and early manhood of Lawrence Breavman, only son of wealthy Jewish parents in Montreal. Finding literary fame as a student, Breavman does penance through manual labour, before eventually fleeing to New York to escape the claims of his family and native city. In a tour-de force of lyrical writing, Cohen paints a vivid, intoxicating picture of a youngman's journey through the chaos and complexity of life, love and literature.
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Leonard Cohen was born in Montreal in 1934 and published his first poetry collection in 1956. Since then he has published a number of books, including the poetry collection LET US COMPARE MYTHOLOGIES and the novel BEAUTIFUL LOSERS. Renowned as a singer and performer, Leonard has recorded a number of albums, the most famous being I'M YOUR MAN and THE FUTURE. He lives in Los Angeles.
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Book Description Paperback. Book Condition: Good. The book has been read but remains in clean condition. All pages are intact and the cover is intact. Some minor wear to the spine. Bookseller Inventory # GOR004202557