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Allegro Postillions Hardcover – Feb 1985

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Product Details

  • Hardcover: 120 pages
  • Publisher: George Braziller (February 1985)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0807611107
  • ISBN-13: 978-0807611104
  • Shipping Weight: 789 g
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About the Author

The distinguished writer Jonathan Keates (b.1946) has written several acclaimed biographies and travel books, and his novel Allegro Postillions won both the James Tait Black Memorial Prize and the Hawthornden Prize. Keates also reviews regularly for the Sunday Telegraph and teaches English at the City of London School. --This text refers to the Paperback edition.

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HASH(0xa43c8258) out of 5 stars An expose and exploration of 2nd-rate artists in 4 tales July 14 2004
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This short collection of four short stories is connected by a theme of human littleness, provincialness, and self-deception. Music, art, and Italy are perhaps more basic links between the tales. Each of the stories features flawed human beings. The stories explore the relationships between people, exposing self-centered fantasies and delusions while at the same time showing the beauty of the human capacity to idealize and dream. The human pursuit of celebrity and celebrity-worship and the distance between celebrity and artistry are other themes that occur throughout the volume as well. Keates has mastered both the first-person and third-person narrative style. The stories also feature several homosexual characters and explores the problems of love both heterosexual and homosexual.

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