The Complete Henry Bech


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From his birth in 1923 to his belated paternity and public apotheosis as a spry septuagenarian in 1999, Bech plugs away, globetrotting in the company of foreign dignitaries one day and schlepping in tattered tweeds on the college lecture circuit the next. By turns cynical and naive, wry and avuncular, and always amorous, he is Updike's most endearing confection-a Lothario, a curmudgeon, and a winsome literary icon all in one. A perfect forum for Updike's limber prose, The Complete Henry Bech is an arch portrait of the ...

The Complete Henry Bech 2006, Penguin Classics, London

ISBN-13: 9780141188560


The Complete Henry Bech 2001, Everyman's Library, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780375411762


The Complete Henry Bech 1993, Penguin Books Ltd, London

ISBN-13: 9780140170580

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