Unpunished Vice

Edmund White

ISBN: 9781408870273

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‘I find it impossible to imagine anyone better read than White … Wisdom and a certain kind of tenderness are to be found on every page’ Observer Edmund White made his name as a writer, but he remembers his life through the books he read. For White, each momentous occasion came with books to match: Proust’s Remembrance of Things Past, which opened up the seemingly closed world of homosexuality; the Ezra Pound poems adored by a lover he followed to New York; the biography of Stephen Crane that inspired one of White’s novels. White’s larger-than-life presence on the literary scene lends itself to fascinating, intimate insights into the lives of some of the world’s best-loved cultural figures. Blending memoir and literary criticism, The Unpunished Vice is a sensitive, smart account of a life in literature.

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Format Paperback
Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing
Published 16/05/2019
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