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  • Portnoy's Complaint
    Portnoy's Complaint (English, Paperback) Philip Roth

    as a consequence of the patient's "morality," however, neither fantasy nor act issues in genuine sexual gratification, but rather in overriding feelings of shame, and the dread of retribution, particularly in the form of castration.' (Spielvogel, O.

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  • The Human Stain
    The Human Stain (English, Paperback) Philip Roth

    'The work of a genius at full throttle' Sunday TelegraphIt is 1998, the year America is plunged into a frenzy of prurience by the impeachment of a president, and in a small New England town a distinguished classics professor, Coleman Silk, is forced to retire when his colleagues allege that he is a racist.

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  • Goodbye, Columbus
    Goodbye, Columbus (English, Paperback) Philip Roth

    Winner of the National Book Award for FictionPhilip Roth's prize-winning first book instantly established its author's reputation as a writer of explosive wit, merciless insight and humane compassion for even the most self-deluding of his characters.

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  • Mendelssohn is on the Roof
    Mendelssohn is on the Roof (Paperback) Jiri Weil, Philip Roth

    Full of dark humour and bitter irony, this moving novel traces the transformation of ordinary lives during the Nazi occupation of Prague. Weil is a neglected master of European literature, and this is one of only two of his novels to be translated into English.

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  • American Pastoral
    American Pastoral (English, Paperback) Philip Roth

    His adored daughter, Merry, has become a stranger to him, a fanatical teenager capable of an outlandishly savage act of political terrorism that plunges the Levov family into the political mayhem of sixties America, and drags them into the underbelly of a seemingly ascendant society.

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  • Nemesis
    Nemesis (Paperback) Philip Roth

    As polio begins to ravage Bucky's playground - child by helpless child - Roth leads us through every emotion such a pestilence can breed: the fear, the panic, the anger, the bewilderment, the suffering and the pain.

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  • The Plot Against America
    The Plot Against America (Paperback) Philip Roth

    When the renowned aviation hero and rabid isolationist Charles A Lindbergh defeats Franklin Roosevelt by a landslide in the 1940 presidential election, fear invades every Jewish household in America. Lindbergh publicly blamed the Jews for pushing America towards a pointless war with Nazi Germany.

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  • Indignation
    Indignation (Paperback) Philip Roth

    Now a major motion picture starring Sarah Gadon, Logan Lerman and Ben Rosenfield, and adapted for the screen by James SchamusDuring the second year of the Korean War in 1951, studious, law-abiding Marcus Messner is beginning his sophomore year on the conservative campus of Ohio's Winesburg College.

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  • The Humbling
    The Humbling (English, Paperback) Philip Roth

    Simon Axler is one of America's leading classical stage actors, but his talent - his magic - has deserted him. It is only when he begins an affair with Pegeen - formerly a lesbian of 17 years - that Axler's regeneration (and then his final catastrophe) can begin.

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  • Zuckerman Unbound
    Zuckerman Unbound (English, Paperback) Philip Roth

    Following the wild success of his novel, Carnovsky, Nathan Zuckerman has been catapulted into the literary limelight. As he ventures out onto the streets of Manhattan he finds himself accosted on all sides, the target of admonishers, advisers, would-be literary critics, and - worst of all - fans.

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  • The Prague Orgy
    The Prague Orgy (Paperback) Philip Roth

    In search of the unpublished manuscript of a martyred Yiddish writer, American novelist Nathan Zuckerman travels to Soviet-occupied Prague in the mid-1970s. The Prague Orgy, consisting of entries from Zuckerman's notebooks recording his sojourn among these outcast artists, completes the trilogy and epilogue Zuckerman Bound.

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  • Sabbath's Theater
    Sabbath's Theater (English, Paperback) Philip Roth

    Sabbath's Theater is a comic creation of epic proportions, and Mickey Sabbath is its gargantuan hero. Once a scandalously inventive puppeteer, Sabbath at sixty-four is still defiantly antagonistic and exceedingly libidinous. But after the death of his long-time mistress?an erotic free spirit whose adulterous daring surpassed even his own?Sabbath embarks on a turbulent journey into his past. Bereft...

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  • Novels 1973-1977
    Novels 1973-1977 (English, Hardback) Philip Roth

    An anthology of three major works includes The Great American Novel, a farcical celebration of baseball; My Life as a Man, which follows a tragic marriage of obsessive need; and The Professor of Desire, in which a man ventures into the world of erotic possibilities.

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  • I Married a Communist
    I Married a Communist (English, Paperback) Philip Roth

    I Married a Communist charts the rise and fall of Ira Ringold, an American roughneck who begins life as a ditchdigger in 1930s New Jersey, becoming a big-time radio hotshot in the 1940s. In his heyday as a star - and as a zealous, bullying supporter of 'progressive' political causes - Ira marries Hollywood's beloved leading lady, Eve Frame.

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  • The Professor Of Desire
    The Professor Of Desire (Paperback) Philip Roth

    As a student in college, David Kepesh styles himself as 'a rake among scholars, a scholar among rakes' - an identity that will cling to him for a lifetime.

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  • Exit Ghost
    Exit Ghost (Paperback) Philip Roth

    Returning to his hometown to find that all has changed, Nathan Zuckerman - incontinent and impotent - comes back to New York, the city he left eleven years before.

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  • Sabbath's Theater
    Sabbath's Theater (Paperback) Philip Roth

    Once a scandalously inventive puppeteer, Mickey Sabbath at sixty-four is still defiantly antagonistic and exceedingly libidinous. Bereft and grieving, besieged by the ghosts of those who loved and hated him most, he contrives a succession of farcical disasters that take him to the brink of madness and extinction.

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  • When She Was Good
    When She Was Good (English, Paperback) Philip Roth

    In this funny and chilling novel, the setting is a small town in the 1940s Midwest, and the subject is the heart of a wounded and ferociously moralistic young woman, one of those implacable American moralists whose "goodness" is a terrible disease....

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  • The Ghost Writer
    The Ghost Writer (English, Paperback) Philip Roth

    The Ghost Writer introduces Nathan Zuckerman in the 1950s, a budding writer infatuated with the Great Books, discovering the contradictory claims of literature and experience while an overnight guest in the secluded New England farmhouse of his idol, E. I. Lonoff....

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