The Humbling

The Humbling

Roth Philip

Everything is over for Simon Axler. One of the leading American stage actors of his generation, now in his sixties, he has lost his magic, his talent and his assurance.

When he goes on stage he feels like a lunatic and looks like an idiot. His wife has gone, his audience has left him, his agent can't persuade him to make a comeback. In this long day’s journey into night, told with Roth’s inimitable urgency, bravura and gravity, all our life’s performances – talent, love, sex, hope, energy, reputation – are stripped bare. Following the dark meditations on mortality and endings in Everyman and Exit Ghost, and the bitterly ironic retrospect on youth and chance in Indignation, Roth has written another in his haunting group of late novels.

Vydavateľ Vintage
Počet strán 160
Rok vydania 2010
Jazyk Angličtina
Väzba Mäkká väzba / Paperback
EAN 9780099549376
Adresa titulu https://www.artforum.sk/katalog/58479/the-humbling
When he goes on stage he feels like a lunatic and looks like an idiot. His wife has gone, his audience has left him, his agent can't persuade him to make a comeback. In this long day’s journey into night, told with Roth’s inimitable urgency, bravura and gravity, all our life’s performances – talent, love, sex, hope, energy, reputation – are stripped bare. Following the dark meditations on mortality and endings in Everyman and Exit Ghost, and the bitterly ironic retrospect on youth and chance in Indignation, Roth has written another in his haunting group of late novels.

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