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Mr Sammler’s Planet – Saul Bellow


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First Edition, Gollancz, 1973, Hardback with removable protective plastic wrap – Short Stories – 197pp. Previous Library copy.
At its heart, this novel is quintessential Bellow: moral, urbane, sublimely humane.
Mr. Artur Sammler, Holocaust survivor, intellectual, and occasional lecturer at Columbia University in 1960s New York City, is a “registrar of madness,” a refined and civilised being caught among people crazy with the promises of the future (moon landings, endless possibilities).
With his inimitable tragicomic mastery Saul Bellow delves once again, and the reader with him, into a contemporary and chaotic universe in which the most profound reflections on the meaning of life mingle with the absurd, histrionic, endless minutiae of the every day.

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