The Favourite Game

The Favourite Game

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In this, his much-loved first novel, Leonard Cohen etches the youth and early manhood of Lawrence Breavman, only son of wealthy Jewish parents in Montreal. Finding literary fame as a student, Breavman does penance through manual labour, before eventually fleeing to New York to escape the claims of his family and native city. In a tour-de force of lyrical writing, Cohen paints a vivid, intoxicating picture of a youngman's journey through the chaos and complexity of life, love and literature.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 256 pages
  • 128 x 198 x 17mm | 187g
  • Penguin Books Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • New edition
  • New edition
  • 0141003804
  • 9780141003801

About Leonard Cohen

Leonard Cohen was born in Montreal in 1934 and published his first poetry collection in 1956. Since then he has published a number of books, including the poetry collection LET US COMPARE MYTHOLOGIES and the novel BEAUTIFUL LOSERS. Renowned as a singer and performer, Leonard has recorded a number of albums, the most famous being I'M YOUR MAN and THE FUTURE. He lives in Los Angeles.
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2,825 ratings
3.85 out of 5 stars
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4 37% (1,033)
3 26% (734)
2 6% (180)
1 2% (50)
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