The Last Gentleman

The Last Gentleman

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Will Barrett is a 25-year-old wanderer from the South living in New York City, detached from his roots and with no plans for the future, until the purchase of a telescope sets off a romance and changes his life forever.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 416 pages
  • 140 x 208 x 33mm | 363g
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • Picador USA PB
  • Illustrations, black and white
  • 0312243081
  • 9780312243081
  • 580,831

Review quote

"Brilliant...It shimmers with the chaste and civilized ornaments of irony, understatement, and compassion." --Time
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About Walker Percy

Walker Percy is the author of nine books of fiction and nonfiction, including the bestsellers The Moviegoer and The Thanatos Syndrome. He was awarded numerous prizes in his lifetime, including the National Book Award, and is considered one of the greatest American writers of our time. He lived in Covington, Louisiana, until his death in 1990.
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Rating details

2,071 ratings
3.88 out of 5 stars
5 28% (576)
4 41% (858)
3 24% (488)
2 5% (112)
1 2% (37)
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