Dangling Man

by Saul Bellow
Introduction by J. M. Coetzee

Penguin Classics | September 26, 2006 | Trade Paperback |

Not yet rated | write a review
An essential masterwork by Nobel laureate Saul Bellow— now with an introduction by J. M. Coetzee
 
Expecting to be inducted into the army to fight in World War II, Joseph has given up his job and carefully prepared for his departure to the battlefront. When a series of mix-ups delays his induction, he finds himself facing a year of idleness. Saul Bellow''s first novel documents Joseph''s psychological reaction to his inactivity while war rages around him and his uneasy insights into the nature of freedom and choice.
 
This edition features a new introduction by J. M. Coetzee.

Format: Trade Paperback

Dimensions: 160 Pages, 5.12 × 7.48 × 0.39 in

Published: September 26, 2006

Publisher: Penguin Classics

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0143039873

ISBN - 13: 9780143039877

Found in: Fiction and Literature

save
28%

In Stock Hurry, only 3 left!

$11.78

Online Price

$15.50 List Price

or, Used from $7.15

eGift this item

Give this item in the form of an eGift Card.

+ what is this?

This item is eligible for FREE SHIPPING on orders over $25.
See details

Easy, FREE returns. See details

All available formats:

Check store inventory (prices may vary)

Reviews

– More About This Product –

Dangling Man

Dangling Man

by Saul Bellow
Introduction by J. M. Coetzee

Format: Trade Paperback

Dimensions: 160 Pages, 5.12 × 7.48 × 0.39 in

Published: September 26, 2006

Publisher: Penguin Classics

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0143039873

ISBN - 13: 9780143039877

From the Publisher

An essential masterwork by Nobel laureate Saul Bellow— now with an introduction by J. M. Coetzee
 
Expecting to be inducted into the army to fight in World War II, Joseph has given up his job and carefully prepared for his departure to the battlefront. When a series of mix-ups delays his induction, he finds himself facing a year of idleness. Saul Bellow''s first novel documents Joseph''s psychological reaction to his inactivity while war rages around him and his uneasy insights into the nature of freedom and choice.
 
This edition features a new introduction by J. M. Coetzee.

About the Author

Saul Bellow (1915-2005) is the only novelist to have received three National Book Awards. He won the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1976.

J. M. Coetzee is a two-time winner of the Booker Prize and was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 2003. His books include Waiting for the Barbarians and Slow Man.

Christopher Hitchens is a celebrated author and critic. His books include Love, Poverty, and War and Why Orwell Matters.
Item not added

This item is not available to order at this time.

See used copies from 00.00
  • My Gift List
  • My Wish List
  • Shopping Cart