A Sport and a Pastime (Modern Library)
A Sport and a Pastime (Modern Library) by Brand: Modern Library at Jen Blood. Hurry! Limited time offer. Offer valid only while supplies last. ''A Sport and a Pastime is as nearly perfect as any American fiction I know,'' Reynolds Price wrote of James Salter's 1967 novel that tells of the
I know," Reynolds Price wrote of James Salter's 1967 novel that tells of the mismatched love affair between Phillip Dean, a Yale dropout adrift in Europe, and Anne-Marie Costallat, a young French shopgirl. An erotic tour de force, licentious yet pure, it is also a hymn to provincial France and has been admired and quoted from since its first publication. Its stunning knowledge and insight have the power to change lives.
It brings a kind of splendor to the life that refuses to bow to conven-
tion or mores, and, like Cavafy's poems, evokes the illicit in a way that endows it with an astonishing beauty. Brilliantly written and overwhelming in its effect, it remains a triumph on every level.
|Brand:||Brand: Modern Library|
|Item Size:||0.75 x 7.5 x 7.5 inches|
|Package Weight:||0.5 pounds|
|Package Size:||4.9 x 0.7 x 0.7 inches|