The Actual: A Novella

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The Actual: A Novella

by Saul Bellow

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“The work of a great master still locked in unequal combat with Eros and Time.” –The New York Times Book Review

In this dazzling work of fiction, Nobel Laureate Saul Bellow writes comically and wisely about the tenacious claims of first love. Harry Trellman, an aging, astute businessman, has never belonged anywhere and is as awkward in his human attachments as he is gifted in observing the people around him. But Harry''s observational talents have not gone unnoticed by "trillionaire" Sigmund Adletsky, who retains Harry as his advisor. Soon the old man discovers Harry''s intense forty-year passion for a twice-divorced interior designer, Amy Wustrin. At the exhumation and reburial of her husband, Harry is provided, thanks to Sigmund, perhaps the final means for disclosing feelings amassed over a lifetime. Written late in Bellow''s career, The Actual is a maestro''s dissection of the affairs of the heart.

This Penguin Classics edition contains an introduction by Joseph O''Neill.

For more than sixty-five years, Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English-speaking world. With more than 1,500 titles, Penguin Classics represents a global bookshelf of the best works throughout history and across genres and disciplines. Readers trust the series to provide authoritative texts enhanced by introductions and notes by distinguished scholars and contemporary authors, as well as up-to-date translations by award-winning translators.

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The Actual: a Novella (Penguin Classics)

The Actual: a Novella (Penguin Classics)

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The Actual: a Novella (Penguin Classics)

The Actual: a Novella (Penguin Classics)

by Saul Bellow

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The Actual: a Novella (Penguin Classics)

The Actual: a Novella (Penguin Classics)

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