In Love

Alfred Hayes

Format: Paperback / softback

Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd

Published: 26th Jan '17

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SKU: 9780241307137

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Description

Hayes’s masterpiece is an exquisite depiction of a doomed love affair set in noirish, 1950s New York.In a Manhattan bar, a middle-aged man tells a pretty girl a story: of how he fell into a relationship with a lonely young divorcee; of how one night she was offered a thousand dollars to sleep with a stranger; and of how he and she would subsequently betray each other in turn. In Alfred Hayes’s exquisite novella, love – in all its bewildering turns of longing, elation, heartbreak and regret – is dissected with unforgettable honesty and heartbreaking clarity.

Additional information

Weight 0.1 kg
Dimensions 7 × 129 × 198 mm
Page Count 128