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The Journey Abandoned: The Unfinished Novel


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In this newly discovered "third" of a book by one of the most influential literary critics of the postwar period, an elderly poet and novelist turned distinguished mathematical physicist embroils himself in a principled but somewhat absurd conflict, complicating the lives of his admirers. These memorable characters include a beautiful short-story writer; the director of a private foundation and a compromised man of letters; the headmaster of a private school; a wealthy, progressive couple; an au pair from the foundation ...

The Journey Abandoned: The Unfinished Novel 2008, Columbia University Press, New York

ISBN-13: 9780231144506