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Balzac

By V.S. Pritchett

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Profile of the many worlds of the renowned 19th-century Russian dramatist by one of the most profound figures in 20th-century literary criticism.
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Gathers eighty-two stories that capture the unexpected moments, contradictions, and minor tragedies of modern life
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Mr. Beluncle

By V.S. Pritchett

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"Like most great comedy," writes Darin Strauss in his Introduction, "Mr. Beluncle makes sport of the Stuffed Shirt, the Hypocritical Pious Gentleman, and the Tyrant, as well as the Big Spender - and all these descriptions fit a single character: Mr. Beluncle himself." One of V. S. Pritchett's most enduring characters, Mr. Beluncle is narcissistic, sanctimonious, and self-indulgent, yet despite these flaws he is undeniably compelling. Readers who follow this quirky British furniture salesman on his seemingly ordinary escapades - shopping for ridiculously expensive houses, attending services at his peculiar church, presiding over a tumultuous family meal - are in for a delightful and disquieting ride.
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Nine works are presented by the English master of the short story
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The Myth Makers

By V.S. Pritchett

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On Tolstoy, Dostoevsky, Chekhov, Flaubert, Stendhal, George Sand, Strindberg, Kafka, Borges, Garcia Marquez and other European and Latin American writers.
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Time Reading Program special edition.
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Eliciting comparisons to Orwell's Homage to Catalonia, Pritchett's meditative work on Spain is comprised of a string of sketches, woven around the author's musings on the Spanish character.Having lived in Spain for four years during the 1920s, Pritchett is well placed to deliver such a report, and his resulting narrative is both well informed and delightfully written.
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The eminent English critic and short-story writer reflects, on the occasion of his eightieth birthday, on his present day-by-day life and changes in himself and the quality of life over the course of the century
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