Booth Tarkington: Novels & Stories

by Booth Tarkington
Booth Tarkington: Novels & Stories
  • ISBN-13: 9781598536201
  • Author(s): Booth Tarkington
  • Editor(s): Thomas Mallon
  • Subject: Classic fiction (pre c 1945)
  • Publisher: Penguin Random House Group
  • Imprint: Library Of America
  • Publication Date: 06-06-2019
  • Format: h/b

Availability: In stock

£30.00
Much in need of rediscovery today, Booth Tarkington was among the most beloved and widely read writers of his era. In such classic novels as The Magnificent Ambersons and Alice Adams, both winners of the Pulitzer Prize, Tarkington displayed a mastery of realism and an astute, strikingly modern feel for psychology, capturing crucial transformations in American life. Out of Tarkington s prolific writings novelist and critic Thomas Mallon has selected three works that show Tarkington at his best.
About the book

Much in need of rediscovery today, Booth Tarkington was among the most beloved and widely read writers of his era. In such classic novels as The Magnificent Ambersons and Alice Adams, both winners of the Pulitzer Prize, Tarkington displayed a mastery of realism and an astute, strikingly modern feel for psychology, capturing crucial transformations in American life. Out of Tarkington s prolific writings novelist and critic Thomas Mallon has selected three works that show Tarkington at his best.