The Day of the Locust

The Day of the Locust

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Tod Hackett is a brilliant young artist - and a man in danger of losing his heart. Brought to an LA studio as a set-designer, he is soon caught up in a fantasy world where the cult of celebrity rules.

But when he becomes besotted by the beautiful Faye, an aspiring actress and occasional call-girl, his dream rapidly becomes a nightmare. For, with little in the way of looks and no money to buy her time, Tod's desperate passion can only lead to frustration, disillusionment and rage...
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Product details

  • Paperback | 192 pages
  • 110 x 174 x 16mm | 158.76g
  • PENGUIN CLASSICS
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0141023651
  • 9780141023656
  • 50,293

About Nathanael West

Nathanael West (1903-1940) - original name Nathan Weinstein (until 1926) American writer who died in a car crash at thirty-seven. Nathanael West published four novels.
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16,828 ratings
3.77 out of 5 stars
5 28% (4,662)
4 36% (6,026)
3 26% (4,337)
2 8% (1,380)
1 3% (423)
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