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Lewis Percy, a man out of step with the technology, mores, and attitudes of the modern world, heroically sets out to rescue Tissy from her tyrannical mother and stifling home and to make her his wife
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"Each new Brookner novel...guarantees the pleasures of a mature intelligence, felicitous language, quirky humor, intensely believable characters, bitter-sweet karma and shapely narrative....A brilliantly executed novel."-- Phillip Lopate, The New York Times Book Review"Anita Brookner never ceases to surprise. In this sly and delectable fiction...an artist has extended her range."-Boston Globe "Confirms Anita Brookner's reputation as a novelist....There is a solemn felicity, a classical sense of fairness inherent in Lewis Percy. This, with the author's sane humor, told in her elegant, lucid prose, combines to make something truly remarkable." -- San Francisco Chronicle From the Back Cover:
Anita Brookner performs a remarkable leap of imaginative empathy in her portrayal of a man torn between the reassuring cloister of the library and the alluring but terrifying world of the senses, a world populated by women who persist in bewildering him.
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Book Description Pantheon, 1990. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M0394584465
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