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Publisher Description

More than just a classic political novel, Warren’s tale of power and corruption in the Depression-era South is a sustained meditation on the unforeseen consequences of every human act, the vexing connectedness of all people and the possibility—it’s not much of one—of goodness in a sinful world. Willie Stark, Warren’s lightly disguised version of Huey Long, the onetime Louisiana strongman/governor, begins as a genuine tribune of the people and ends as a murderous populist demagogue. Jack Burden is his press agent, who carries out the boss’s orders, first without objection, then in the face of his own increasingly troubled conscience. And the politics? For Warren, that’s simply the arena most likely to prove that man is a fallen creature. Which it does.

GENRE
Fiction & Literature
RELEASED
1996
1 September
LANGUAGE
EN
English
LENGTH
909
Pages
PUBLISHER
US Publishing Books LLC
SELLER
US Publishing Books LLC
SIZE
2
MB

Customer Reviews

Bobovallum ,

Prepare for puzzles

I enjoyed the story and the characters but was dumbfounded by the lack of proofreading; this to the extent of the flow being interrupted while puzzling out the mistakes

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