The Day of the Locust (Penguin Red Classics)

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Paperback. Pub Date :2009-12-01 Pages: 192 Language: English Publisher: Penguin Books Tod Hackett is a brilliant young artist - and a man in danger of losing his heart. Brought to an LA studio as a set-designer. he is soon caught up in a fantasy world where the cult of celebrity rules.But when he becomes besotted by the beautiful Faye. an aspiring actress and occasional call-girl. his dream rapidly becomes a nightmare. For. with little in the way of looks and no money to buy her time. Tods desperate passion can only lead to frustration. disillusionment and rage ...

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Tod Hackett is a brilliant young artist - and a man in danger of losing his heart. Brought to an LA studio as a set-designer, he is soon caught up in a fantasy world where the cult of celebrity rules.

But when he becomes besotted by the beautiful Faye, an aspiring actress and occasional call-girl, his dream rapidly becomes a nightmare. For, with little in the way of looks and no money to buy her time, Tod's desperate passion can only lead to frustration, disillusionment and rage...

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Nathanael West (1903-1940) - original name Nathan Weinstein (until 1926) American writer who died in a car crash at thirty-seven. Nathanael West published four novels.

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