It Blazes As Fiercly And Scintillatingly As A Forest Fire There Is Life Here A Great Rage To Live Fully In This It Is A Giant Among Novels San Francisco Examiner Saul Bellow Evokes All The Rich Colors And Exotic Customs Of A Highly Imaginary Africa In This Acclaimed Comic Novel About A Middle Aged American Millionaire Who, Seeking A New, Rewarding Life, Descends Upon An African Tribe Henderson S Awesome Feats Of Strength And His Unbridled Passion For Life Win Him The Admiration Of The Tribe But It Is His Gift For Making Rain That Turns Him From Mere Hero Into Messiah A Hilarious, Often Ribald Story, Henderson The Rain King Is Also A Profound Look At The Forces That Drive A Man Through Life This Penguin Classics Edition Contains An Introduction By Adam Kirsch.For Than Seventy Years, Penguin Has Been The Leading Publisher Of Classic Literature In The English Speaking World With Than 1,700 Titles, Penguin Classics Represents A Global Bookshelf Of The Best Works Throughout History And Across Genres And Disciplines Readers Trust The Series To Provide Authoritative Texts Enhanced By Introductions And Notes By Distinguished Scholars And Contemporary Authors, As Well As Up To Date Translations By Award Winning Translators.
Saul Bellow was born in Lachine, Quebec, a suburb of Montreal, in 1915, and was raised in Chicago He attended the University of Chicago, received his Bachelor s degree from Northwestern University in 1937, with honors in sociology and anthropology, did graduate work at the University of Wisconsin, and served in the Merchant Marines during World War II.Mr Bellow s first novel, Dangling Man, was p
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