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The Day of the Locust

Συγγραφέας: West Nathanael
Εκδότης: Roads Publishing
ISBN: 9781909399310
Σειρά βιβλίου: Roads Classics
Αριθμός Σελίδων: 192
Έτος Έκδοσης: 2014

Σύνοψη του βιβλίου "The Day of the Locust"

This is an iconic novel that perfectly captures themes of alienation and desperation that are just as relevant today as when it was first published in 1939. Aspiring young artist Tod Hackett arrives in Los Angeles with grand ambitions and begins working for the movie studios. However, reality soon sets in and the glittering facade of Hollywood fades into the background, as Tod navigates through the lonely and disenfranchised majority, encountering beautiful actress Faye Greener, frustrated accountant Homer Simpson, and a motley crew of cowboys, crooks, and stars on the wax and wane. This is a classic study of early Hollywood, each page sizzles with brutality and black humour, as life in the bristling, parched underbelly growls towards a thundering climax.

Συγγραφέας/εις: West Nathanael
Σειρά βιβλίου: Roads Classics
ISBN: 9781909399310
Ημερ/νία έκδοσης: 05/06/2014
Εκδότης: Roads Publishing
Εξώφυλλο: Paperback
Σελίδες: 192
Τόπος έκδοσης: Celbridge
Χώρα έκδοσης: Ireland

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