Henderson the Rain King (Penguin Modern Classics)

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Paperback. Pub Date :2008-03-01 Pages: 352 Language: English Publisher: Penguin Books Bellow evokes all the rich colour and exotic customs of a highly imaginary Africa in this comic novel about a middle-aged American millionaire who. seeking a new . more rewarding life. descends upon an African tribe. Hendersons awesome feats of strength and his unbridled passion for life earns him the admiration of the tribe - but it is his gift for making rain that turns him from mere hero into messiah. A hilarious. often ribald story. Henderson the Rain King is also a profound look at the forces that drive a man through life.

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Bellow evokes all the rich colour and exotic customs of a highly imaginary Africa in this comic novel about a middle-aged American millionaire who, seeking a new, more rewarding life, descends upon an African tribe. Henderson's awesome feats of strength and his unbridled passion for life earns him the admiration of the tribe - but it is his gift for making rain that turns him from mere hero into messiah. A hilarious, often ribald story, HENDERSON THE RAIN KING is also a profound look at the forces that drive a man through life.

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