Download Forty Stories fb2

by John Updike
Download Forty Stories fb2
Contemporary
  • Author:
    John Updike
  • ISBN:
    0140097708
  • ISBN13:
    978-0140097702
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  • Publisher:
    Gardners Books; First edition (May 1987)
  • Pages:
    367 pages
  • Subcategory:
    Contemporary
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Book Jacket Status: Jacketed). Collected together for the first time in hardcover, these eighteen classic stories from across John Updike’s career form a luminous chronicle of the life and times of one marriage in all its rich emotional complexity. The idea of verse, of poetry, has always, during forty years spent working primarily in prose, stood at my elbow, as a standing invitation to the highest kind of verbal exercise-the most satisfying, the most archaic, the most elusive of critical control.

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John Updike was an writer, poet, literary critic and novelist. Born on 18th March 1932 in Reading, Pennsylvania. Read John Updike's biography. Some of these stories became the groundwork for his later poetry books such as ‘The Carpentered Hen’ (1958) and ‘The Same Door’ (1959). His 1968 novel, ‘Couples’ created a great hype by portraying the relationship of young married couples and the complications in their lives. John Updike was popular for many of his previous books but he rose to great eminence with his novel ‘Rabbit Run’ that was published in 1960. This book gave birth to one of the most famed American characters of the 20th century; Harry (Rabbit) Angstrom.

John Hoyer Updike (March 18, 1932 – January 27, 2009) was an American novelist, poet, short-story writer, art critic, and literary critic. One of only three writers to win the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction more than once (the others being Booth Tarkington and William Faulkner), Updike published more than twenty novels, more than a dozen short-story collections, as well as poetry, art and literary criticism and children's books during his career.

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Winner of the 1982 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction In John Updike’s fourth and final novel about ex-basketball player Harry Rabbit Angstrom, the hero has acquired heart trouble, a Florida condo, and a second grandchild.

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