The Bascombe Novels

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The Bascombe Novels

The Bascombe Novels By Richard Ford The Bascombe Novels Book Jacket Status Jacketed A trilogy of brilliant novels The Sportswriter Independence Day and The Lay of the Land that charts the life and times of one of the most beloved and enduring characters

  • Title: The Bascombe Novels
  • Author: Richard Ford
  • ISBN: 9780307269034
  • Page: 110
  • Format: Hardcover
  • The Bascombe Novels By Richard Ford Book Jacket Status Jacketed A trilogy of brilliant novels The Sportswriter, Independence Day, and The Lay of the Land that charts the life and times of one of the most beloved and enduring characters in modern fiction.When we meet Frank Bascombe in The Sportswriter, his unguarded voice instantly wins us over and pulls us into a life that has been irrevocably changed by t Book Jacket Status Jacketed A trilogy of brilliant novels The Sportswriter, Independence Day, and The Lay of the Land that charts the life and times of one of the most beloved and enduring characters in modern fiction.When we meet Frank Bascombe in The Sportswriter, his unguarded voice instantly wins us over and pulls us into a life that has been irrevocably changed by the loss of a marriage, a career, a child We then follow Frank, ever laconic and observant, through Independence Day and The Lay of the Land, witnessing his fortune s rise and his family s fragmentation With finely honed prose and an eye that captures the most subtle nuances of the human condition all its pathos and beauty and strangeness Ford transforms this ordinary man s life into a riveting, moving parable of life in America today.
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    1. Harold Griffin on said:

      I undertook the Bascombe novels after a friend suggested reading Richard Ford to bridge the literary abyss left by the death of John Updike I was encouraged to believe that Frank Bascombe was a worthy successor to Rabbit Angstrom I started with the novella Let Me Be Frank, and not entirely liking it or understanding the appeal many attribute to his character Frank Bascombe, bought the above volume and read The Sportswriter, Independence Day and The Lay of the Land 1322 pages in toto in the cours [...]

    2. Danam on said:

      After most of Irving my favourite American writer The Bascombe novels are a kind of Bible, or, according to preference, the Iliad Incredibly funny and incredibly deep in the same time, coming along unassumingly, Frank Bascombe s life philosophy being presented as a byproduct of his daily experiences, or as in The Lay of the Land , his single day experience.I ve started the series with this last one and I was left dumbfounded never heard of this guy before How was this even possible I found mysel [...]

    3. Cheri on said:

      I thinkllyI have found a book to follow The Nightingale by Kristin Hannah I thinkybe It s so hard to follow a book that you cannot get out of your head

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